Selected Stories

Selected Stories

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Dubusa€™s selected worksa€”now available as an ebook Twenty-three of the best stories by one of Americaa€™s finest practitioners of short fiction John Updike once said of his friend and fellow writer Andre Dubus: a€œ[He] is a shrewd student of people who come to accept pain as a fair price for pleasure, and to view right and wrong as a matter of degree.a€ Dubusa€™s characters are depicted in all their imperfection, but with the authora€™s requisite tenderness and compassion. After all, they are human just as we are human, and their fates not so unlike our own. The short stories and novellas compiled here represent the best work of one of our most accomplished and acutely sensitive authors, and make up an anthology unmatched in its collective portrayal of the human condition. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Andre Dubus including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the authora€™s estate.As their habits merged into common ritual, she began to feel she had never had another friend. Geography had something to do with this too. Waiting for him at the pier after the destroyer had been to sea for five days, or emerging from a San Diego movie theater, holding ... on the bulletin boarda€”But she didna#39;t tell him, for she knew that something was wrong: the photograph and her years in Port Arthur anbsp;...

Title:Selected Stories
Author:Andre Dubus
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2010-11-23


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