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Jun 08, 2021
| ISBN 9780593313565
Nov 18, 2014
| ISBN 9780593313596
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Jun 08, 2021 | ISBN 9780593313565
Nov 18, 2014 | ISBN 9780593313596
A trove of short story delights, from the beloved author who “has single-handedly revitalized the short story” (Los Angeles Times).In this wickedly entertaining collection of short stories, Laurie Colwin–author of Home Cooking and Happy All the Time–lets loose, probing further the themes that have preoccupied her for her entire career. Across these thirteen tales are stories about love and romance, about growth and change, and about the complications of being human. Marked by the same wit and compassion that define all of her writing, The Lone Pilgrim showcases Colwin at her very best.
In this dazzling thirteen-story collection, Lauri Colwin, the author who “single-handedly revitalized the short story (Los Angeles Times) weaves tales of love in all its forms. The Lone Pilgrim explores the universal complications of the heart—and the challenges of being a human in the world. Here we meet a woman and the man afraid to marry her, a girl and the poet who cannot stop writing about her, and an illustrator enamored with her publishers. Written with candor and grace, this collection is the work of a master of the short story form.
Laurie Colwin is the author of five novels—Happy All the Time; Family Happiness; Goodbye Without Leaving; A Big Storm Knocked It Over; and Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object—three collections of short stories—Passion and Affect; The Lone Pilgrim; and Another… More about Laurie Colwin
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