9780061724732

Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing

ISBN 10: 0061724734 / 0-06-172473-4
ISBN 13: 9780061724732
Publisher: Perennial
Publication Date: 2009
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
A first collection of eight fictional pieces by the Pushcart Prize and O. Henry Prize-winning writer explores lives that have been derailed by a loss of a vital connection to the land, in a volume that includes the short works, "Mule Killers" and "Sweethearts of the Rodeo." 50,000 first printing. Original.

Review:
"Rock solid prose, surprising connections and resounding transformations add up to powerful and significant stories of improvised life in a consumed world." (starred review)

Donna Seaman, Booklist, 06/01/2009

Review:
"Lydia Peelle's lovely, fluid voice lures you into a world full of heartbreak and devastation....Each of the eight stories in the collection is a small feat of craftsmanship, remarkable consistent in pacing and tone. But there's a wildness under the surface, a willingness to hurtle past the boundaries of everything polite, that calls to mind masters of the unsettling short story like Mary Gaitskill or...Alice Munro."

Maria Russo, New York Times Book Review, 08/02/2009

 

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