Wonderful Town: New York Stories from the New Yorker

Wonderful Town: New York Stories from the New Yorker


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Wonderful Town: New York Stories from the New Yorker by David Remnick

New York City is not only The New Yorker's place of origin and its sensibility's lifeblood; it is the heart of American literary culture. Wonderful Town collects superb short fiction by many of the magazine's and this country's most accomplished writers. Like all good fiction, these stories take particular places, particular people, and particular events and turn them into dramas of universal enlightenment and emotional impact. Here New York is every great place and every ordinary place. Each life in it, and each life in Wonderful Town, is the life of us all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375757525
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/01/2001
Series: Modern Library Paperbacks Series
Edition description: New
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 795,233
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

David Remnick is the editor of The New Yorker. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1994 for Lenin's Tomb and is also the author of Resurrection and King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children.

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