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Titel: The Coast of Chicago
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The stolid landscape of Chicago suddenly turns dreamlike and otherworldly in Stuart Dybek's classic story collection. A child's collection of bottle caps becomes the tombstones of a graveyard. A lowly rightfielder's inexplicable death turns him into a martyr to baseball. Strains of Chopin floating down the tenement airshaft are transformed into a mysterious anthem of loss. Combining homely detail and heartbreakingly familiar voices with grand leaps of imagination, The Coast of Chicago is a masterpiece from one of America's most highly regarded writers. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0394574494
Inhaltsangabe: Set in a solid urban landscape that may turn dreamlike in the blink of an eye, these stories balance homely detail and heartbreakingly familiar voices with heroic leaps of imagination. "Moving and real and often brilliantly ambitious."--The Los Angeles Times. Reading tour.
Über den Autor:
Stuart Dybek is the award-winning author of Childhood and Other Neighborhoods, I Sailed with Magellan, and Brass Knuckles, a volume of poetry. A professor of English at Western Michigan University, he lives in Kalamazoo.
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