The Selected Stories of Richard Bausch (Modern Library Series)

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Richard Bausch is a master of the short story--and this selection brings together ten pieces which perfectly showcase his incisive wit, perception, and artistry. "He brings to life characters and situations as vivid and compelling as any in contemporary literature."--Michael Dorris, The Washington Post Book World.
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Overview

Richard Bausch is a master of the short story--and this selection brings together ten pieces which perfectly showcase his incisive wit, perception, and artistry. "He brings to life characters and situations as vivid and compelling as any in contemporary literature."--Michael Dorris, The Washington Post Book World.
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"Bausch offers a unique voice and a unity of vision which are firmly based upon assumptions of care, concern, compassion and a rare and committed beliefs that the lives of its characters, young and old, male and female, virtuous and wicked, matter. Thus these stories matter and come to move us by an art which at once genuinine and deeply honest."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780679640172
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/1/1996
  • Series: Modern Library Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 706,365
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Bausch
Richard Bausch
Equally at home with long or short fiction, prolific, award-winning novelist Richard Bausch a contemporary American writer whose work has often been compared to that of Ernest Hemingway.
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Table of Contents

The Man Who Knew Belle Starr 3
Police Dreams 33
What Feels Like the World 56
Design 78
The Eyes of Love 99
The Fireman's Wife 116
Consolation 148
Lester to the Lady of the House 167
Aren't You Happy for Me? 180
High-Heeled Shoe 199
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