The Evening News

The Evening News

by Tony Ardizzone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820344614
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Series: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction Series , #73
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Tony Ardizzone is the author of eight books, including the novel The Whale Chaser and the story collection The Calling of Saint Matthew: Stories of Rome. He has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts as well as the Pushcart Prize, the Milkweed Editions National Fiction Prize, the Chicago Foundation for Literature Award for Fiction sponsored by the Friends of Literature, and the Virginia Prize for Fiction, among other honors. Ardizzone was born and raised on the North Side of Chicago.

Table of Contents


My Mother's Stories

The Eyes of Children

The Evening News

My Father's Laugh

The Daughter and the Tradesman

Idling

The Transplant

The Intersection

World Without End

The Walk-On

Nonna

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From the Publisher

“Rich. . . . Ardizzone mines fresh fictional veins and displays a stunning stylistic range.”—Washington Times

“Ardizzone writes a strong, spare prose that quickly sketches characters and situations, yet his work is invested with a deep humanism that compels the reader to see his characters as people—people you care about.”—Seattle Times

“All the stories are intensely told and skillfully written. Ardizzone has a special capacity for appreciating the values of home and family, of ethnic pride and humor, and of street smarts.”—Chicago Magazine

"Tough, menacing stories in which fate and memory exercise their Hardylike sway, all narrated in a variety of inventive and accomplished voices."—Chicago Tribune

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