Richard Yates was acclaimed as one of the most powerful, compassionate and accomplished writers of America's post-war generation. Whether addressing the smothered desire of suburban housewives, the white-collar despair of Manhattan office workers or the heartbreak of a single mother with artistic pretensions, Yates ruthlessly examines the hopes and disappointments of ordinary people with empathy and humour.She had picked something light but not insubstantialaa long, subtle, selfocontained monologue from Dream Girl by Elmer Riceaand everybody let her know she was wonderful to watch and to hear. She did so well that night that the Newanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Collected Stories of Richard Yates|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-03-08|