Light Lifting is a suite of darkly urban, unflinching elegies. The seven stories each encompass a keenly observed, immersive world, rooted firmly in the real life of work and family. They are elemental stories of work and its bonds, of tragedy and tragedy barely averted, but also of beauty and love and moments of pure transcendence.A car is held together, fastened more than assembled. They think of everything. The big stuPr~ and ... The second sliding door. Keyless entry and remote starter. The new suspension. ... They move the shifter oi? the column. They fix the clock.
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2012-02-02|