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The Times Are Never So Bad

A Novella and Eight Short Stories

The Times Are Never So Bad( )
Author: Dubus, Andre
ISBN:978-1-4532-9940-1
Publication Date:Nov 2010
Publisher:Open Road Integrated Media, Inc.
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

Dubus's fourth collection is a compassionate depiction of lives that are never as neat as his characters would have them be   In his fourth collection, Andre Dubus revisits the themes of infidelity and fallibility that he has been known to explore with such unflinching honesty and unfailing respect. Set in the New England landscape and populated by the men and women he has come to claim as his own, these stories are ultimately characterized by their...
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Pages:180
Author Biography
Dubus, Andre (Author)
Andre Dubus was a short-story writer, essayist, and educator.

Debus was a former Marine who taught college for 20 years while submitting his stories to small literary magazines. In the summer of 1986, he was hit by a car in Massachusetts, where he had stopped to help an accident victim. He spent the rest of his life confined to a wheelchair.

Debus returned to writing after authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, John Irving, and John Updike held a benefit that helped defer his medical expenses. His 1997 collection of short stories, Dancing After Hours, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and won the Rea Award. He received the PEN/Malamud Award, the Jean Stein Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from both the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations.

Andre Dubus died on February 24, 1999.

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