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Winner of the National Jewish Book Award and nominee for both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the American Book Award, these ten stories and the celebrated title novella are “beyond compare . . . [Helprin’s] imagination should be protected by some intellectual equivalent of the National Park Service” (The Philadelphia Inquirer).
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These ten stories and the title novella, Ellis Island, exhibit a tremendous range and versatility of style and technique and yet are closely unified in their beauty and in their concern with enduring and universal questions.
"It's genius . . . Ellis Island ascends to the peak of literary achievement." -- The Boston Globe
"Such an ambitious reach is almost unheard of in our short fiction." -- New York Times Book Review
"Constant brilliance . . . Rarely less than heartbreaking . . . every single story sings with purity, vibrates with light." -- Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Stories beyond compare . . . [Helprin's] imagination should be protected by some intellectual equivalent of the National Park Service." -- Philadelphia Inquirer
Mark Helprin is the author of, among other titles, the New York Times best-sellers Winter's Tale and A Soldier of the Great War.
MARK HELPRIN is the acclaimed author of Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works. His novels are read around the world, translated into over twenty languages.
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Book Description Harcourt Brace & Company, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0156283158
Book Description Harcourt Brace & Company, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0156283158
Book Description Harcourt Brace & Company, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110156283158