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In a triumphant return to the characters that launched his career two decades ago, Tom Drury travels back to Grouse County the setting of his landmark debut, The End of Vandalism. Drury’s depictions of the stark beauty of the Midwest and the futility of American wanderlust have earned him comparisons to Raymond Carver, Sherwood Anderson, and Paul Auster.

When fourteen-year-old Micah Darling travels to Los Angeles to reunite with the mother who abandoned him seven… (more)

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American literature can appear so crowded that it seems unlikely we could be overlooking giants, but the recently acclaimed short-story writer Edith Pearlman is one and Drury is another.

Book Details  

Publisher: Grove Press (May 07, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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