The Coast of Chicago

The Coast of Chicago

by Stuart Dybek
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The Coast of Chicago by Stuart Dybek

The stolid landscape of Chicago suddenly turns dreamlike and otherworldly in Stuart Dybek's classic story collection. A child's collection of bottle caps becomes the tombstones of a graveyard. A lowly rightfielder's inexplicable death turns him into a martyr to baseball. Strains of Chopin floating down the tenement airshaft are transformed into a mysterious anthem of loss. Combining homely detail and heartbreakingly familiar voices with grand leaps of imagination, The Coast of Chicago is a masterpiece from one of America's most highly regarded writers.

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ISBN-13: 9780312424251
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 03/03/2004
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 285,301
Product dimensions: 5.48(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Stuart Dybek is the award-winning author of Childhood and Other Neighborhoods, I Sailed with Magellan, and Brass Knuckles, a volume of poetry. A professor of English at Western Michigan University, he lives in Kalamazoo.

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The Coast of Chicago 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Dybek's writing is masterful. Lines I read over ten years ago, when I first picked up this collection, still meander in my mind like favorite passages of music. Read anything of Dybek's you can get your hands on...you'll never be disappointed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago