Bloom: Stories of the Drama of Coming of Age

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For every man and woman, there is a moment still remembered when they left the things of their childhood, when the world presented itself to them in its full splendor and awfulness and they walked out of the garden, into the wider world. Bloom: Stories of the Drama of Coming of Age collects those flashing seconds of maturity and loss, of wonder and disappointment, liberation and responsibility, as they've been written by the greatest names in world literature. With the help of writers ranging from Barbara ...
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Overview


For every man and woman, there is a moment still remembered when they left the things of their childhood, when the world presented itself to them in its full splendor and awfulness and they walked out of the garden, into the wider world. Bloom: Stories of the Drama of Coming of Age collects those flashing seconds of maturity and loss, of wonder and disappointment, liberation and responsibility, as they've been written by the greatest names in world literature. With the help of writers ranging from Barbara Kingsolver, Russell Banks, Sherwood Anderson, and Lorrie Moore, to Arundhati Roy, Gregor von Rezzori, Jacki Lyden, and Rick Moody, we can both remember who we once were and recommit ourselves to who we have become.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781569245767
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2001
  • Series: Illumina Series
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 7.86 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Dyja
Thomas Dyja
The creator of imaginative historical fiction, Thomas Dyja's books have brilliantly drawn characters who come to life on the page. Praised by the likes of Caleb Carr, Kurt Andersen and the Washington Post Book World, Dyja is someone to watch.

Biography

Thomas Dyja, has worked as a book editor and literary agent. He is the author of the award-winning novel Play for a Kingdom, as well as Meet John Trow and The Moon in Our Hand. Dyja presently lives in New York City with his wife and two children.
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    1. Hometown:
      New York, New York
    1. Date of Birth:
      July 31, 1962
    2. Place of Birth:
      Chicago, Illinois
    1. Education:
      B.A in English, Columbia University

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