Maggie Brown & Others: Stories
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    Jul-2019 (Hardcover)
    Jul-2020 (Paperback)
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In this powerful and virtuosic collection of interlocking stories, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist takes the form to new heights.

In his orchestral and moving new book, Peter Orner, a writer who "doesn't simply bring his characters to life, he gives them souls" (New York Times Book Review), chronicles people whose lives are at inflection points. In forty-four compressed gems, he grips us with a series of defining moments. Whether it's a first date that turns into a late-night road trip to a séance in an abandoned airplane hangar, or a family's memories of the painful mystery surrounding a forgotten uncle's demise, Orner reveals how our fleeting decisions between kindness and abandonment chase us across time. These stories are anchored by a poignant novella that delivers not only the joys and travails of a forty-year marriage, but an entire era in a working-class New England city. Bristling with the crackling energy of life itself, Maggie Brown & Others marks the most sustained achievement to date for "a master of his form" (New York Times).
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    • Aug-2020
    • Little, Brown
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0316516120
    • ISBN13: 9780316516129
    • First Edition
    • Jul-2019
    • Little, Brown
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0316516112
    • ISBN13: 9780316516112
    • Jul-2019
    • Little, Brown and Company
    • eBook (Kindle)
    • Jul-2019
    • Little, Brown
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0316516139
    • ISBN13: 9780316516136

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