Nightwork

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In this, her first collection of stories, Christine Schutt gives exquisite and provocative form to feelings and memories. Nightwork is a masterful dreamwork, revealing with startling clarity the dark and unsettling sexuality that lies just beneath the surface of the mundane.

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Nightwork: Stories

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Overview

In this, her first collection of stories, Christine Schutt gives exquisite and provocative form to feelings and memories. Nightwork is a masterful dreamwork, revealing with startling clarity the dark and unsettling sexuality that lies just beneath the surface of the mundane.

Dalkey Archive Press

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564782397
  • Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 808,095
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.49 (h) x 0.47 (d)

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Christine Schutt
Christine Schutt
"It doesn't matter what anyone says. If the work is good, eventually it will be found," National Book Award finalist Christine Schutt told The New York Times Magazine. "I used to imagine that my work would be discovered after I am dead, but it's much nicer to be recognized in one's lifetime."

Biography

Christine Schutt is the author of a short-story collection, Nightwork, chosen by poet John Ashbery as the best book of 1996 for the Times Literary Supplement. Florida, her first novel, was a finalist for the 2004 National Book Award for Fiction. She earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Columbia University and studied at Barnard with novelist and critic Elizabeth Hardwick. She lives in New York City.

Author biography courtesy of TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press.

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