Eleven Kinds of Loneliness
ISBN 10: 0679722211 / 0-679-72221-1
ISBN 13: 9780679722212
Publication Date: 1989
First published in 1962, a year after "Revolutionary Road", this sublime collection of stories seems even more powerful today. Out of the lives of Manhattan office workers, a cab driver seeking immortality, frustrated would-be novelists, suburban men and their yearning, neglected women, Richard Yates creates a haunting mosaic of the 1950s, the era when the American dream was finally coming true - and just beginning to ring a little hollow.
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