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Fault Lines: Stories of Divorce
     

Fault Lines: Stories of Divorce

by Caitlin Shetterly (Editor)
 

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Now available in trade paperback-- a first-of-its-kind collection, this bestselling anthology represents a journey through the rocky terrain of separation and divorce, from the viewpoints of the various people affected by the dissolution of a marriage, whether that dissolution is slow and sad or sudden and shocking. Fault Lines is not only a stunning

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Now available in trade paperback-- a first-of-its-kind collection, this bestselling anthology represents a journey through the rocky terrain of separation and divorce, from the viewpoints of the various people affected by the dissolution of a marriage, whether that dissolution is slow and sad or sudden and shocking. Fault Lines is not only a stunning showcase of talent, but a unique literary look at the culture of divorce.

Featuring stories by:
LEE K. ABBOTT SHERMAN ALEXIE RUSSELL BANKS ANN BEATTIE RAYMOND CARVER MICHAEL CHABON JOHN CHEEVER ALICE ELLIOTT DARK ANDRE DUBUS RICHARD FORD MOLLY GILES PETER HO DAVIES WEND: I KAUFMAN RANDALL KENAN JHUMPA LAHIRI LORRIE MOORE ALICE MUNRO LUCIA NEVAI GRACE PALEY JOHN UPDIKE ANTHONY WALTON EDMUND WHITE

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Publishers Weekly
In Fault Lines: Stories of Divorce, editor Caitlin Shetterly gathers short stories about separation and divorce. In "The Season of Divorce" by John Cheever, a young married woman is courted by an older married man, who appears on her doorstep to ask her husband to give her up. In Wendi Kaufman's "Helen on Eighty-Sixth Street," 11-year-old Vita imagines herself as Helen of Troy to cope with the pain and confusion of her father's departure. Also included are stories by John Updike, Raymond Carver, Ann Beattie, Andre Dubus, Richard Ford, Alice Munro and others. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425188538
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.24(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.96(d)

Meet the Author

Caitlin Shetterly graduated with Honors in English and American Literature from Brown University in 1997. She is a child of divorce.

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