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In the Walled City: Stories
     

In the Walled City: Stories

by Stewart O'Nan
 

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Stewart O'Nan is one of the most highly acclaimed fiction writers of his generation, selected by Granta as one of the Best Young American Novelists and hailed by The New York Times as "a master." Grove Press is proud to issue his award-winning debut In the Walled City in paperback. Winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Prize in 1993 -- selected by a panel

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Stewart O'Nan is one of the most highly acclaimed fiction writers of his generation, selected by Granta as one of the Best Young American Novelists and hailed by The New York Times as "a master." Grove Press is proud to issue his award-winning debut In the Walled City in paperback. Winner of the prestigious Drue Heinz Prize in 1993 -- selected by a panel chaired by Tobias Wolff -- O'Nan's collection In the Walled City features twelve stories that delve into the lives and souls of an astonishing range of characters, from an old Chinese grocer to a young policeman separated from his family and descending into madness. Intimate and generous, these stories brilliantly illuminate the connections that bind us and the obligations and sorrows of love.

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Twelve short stories. This collection was shosen by Tobias Wolff as winner of the 13th Drue Heinz Literature Prize. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802138545
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,135,523
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

In 1996, the literary magazine Granta named Stewart O'Nan one of America's best young novelists -- an honor he has continued to justify in an impressive body of complex and stylistically diverse fiction.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Avon, CT
Date of Birth:
February 4, 1961
Place of Birth:
Pittsburgh, PA
Education:
B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Boston University, 1983; M.F.A., Cornell University, 1992
Website:
http://www.stewart-onan.com

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