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New York Echoes
     

New York Echoes

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by Warren Adler
 
Acclaimed author Warren Adler focuses his laser eye on New York City in these 22 deftly crafted and compelling short stories. New York, the frenetic, tough-minded, generous-hearted city, magnet for people's hopes and aspirations, is as vividly and lovingly portrayed here as any of the characters.

As in his celebrated novels, Adler's themes in NEW YORK ECHOES deal

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Acclaimed author Warren Adler focuses his laser eye on New York City in these 22 deftly crafted and compelling short stories. New York, the frenetic, tough-minded, generous-hearted city, magnet for people's hopes and aspirations, is as vividly and lovingly portrayed here as any of the characters.

As in his celebrated novels, Adler's themes in NEW YORK ECHOES deal primarily with intimate human relationships-the mysterious nature of love and attraction; the fragile bonds between husbands and wives, and parents and children; the divide between generation; the obsessive pursuit of the creative artist and the emotional toll it exacts. In these stories, past memories collide with present realities; with first love comes first betrayal; chance encounters have unexpected consequences; and the devastating impact of 9/11 refuses to fade, wreaking havoc years after the tragedy.

All of the hallmarks of Warren Adler's fiction are everywhere in evidence in NEW YORK ECHOES in powerful stories that reflect a special understanding of the human condition as seen through the eyes of one of America's most prolific authors. Above all, these radiant tales are a celebration of the short story and of an author's return to his much-loved, dearly missed native city.

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Sandy Amazeen
See the Big Apple through the eyes of its inhabitants in this spellbinding collection of finely nuanced short stories that explore the multifaceted, emotional world of city life. Adler’s keen observers eye and fertile imagination ring true in twenty-two tales that explore the long term effects of 911, attempting to humanize the neighbors, falling in love, coming to terms with missing parents and getting on with the business of daily life. A

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590062173
Publisher:
Stonehouse Press
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

Meet the Author

Warren Adler, a native New Yorker, is the author of 24 critically acclaimed novels and 4 short story collections. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Adler is a proud product of the New York City public schools. He graduated from NYU and studied creative writing at The New School. Adler happily lives in New York City, after a 40-year absence from his native soil.

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New York Echoes 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Having lived in the City at an earlier time in my life, I could relate to many of the people portrayed and events in these stories. Once again, Adler has captured the human condition in all forms. I always find his diversified subject matter very refreshing. And the echoes of the past reverberate throughout.