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Emperor of the Air

Canin, Ethan

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ISBN 10: 0395429765 / ISBN 13: 9780395429761
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Emperor of the Air

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Boston

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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A collection of nine intricate stories introduces a variety of personae--from a young boy who can't bring himself to catch a thief to a retired couple discovering each other's love for a second time

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Ethan Canin grew up in California, where many of his stories are set. His fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, Esquire, Ploughshares, Chicago, and other magazines, and it has been selected for a number of anthologies, including Best American Short Stories 1985 and 1986. In addition to the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship, he has won a James Michener Award, and Iowa Teaching/Writing Fellowship, and the Henfield/Transatlantic Review Award. He is twenty-eight years old and lives in Boston, Massachusetts, where he attends medical school. Emperor of the Air is his first book.

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