The stories of Mary Gordon return us to the pleasure of this writer's craft and to her monumental talent as an observer of character and of the ever-fading American Dream. These pieces encompass the pre- and postwar Irish American family life she circles in the early Temporary Shelter series, as well as a wealth of new fiction that brings her contemporary characters into middle age; it is their turn to face bodily decline, mortality, and the more complex anxieties of modern life. With their powerful insights into how we make do, both socially and privately, these stories are a treasure of American fiction. From the Trade Paperback edition.Barbar-aa#39;s novels are translated into several languages. ... So I never even looked at the Spanish translation of her latest book, which is why it wasna#39;t till we were actually in ... But when she climbed on shea#39;d start saying this nursery rhyme.
|Title||:||The Stories of Mary Gordon|
|Publisher||:||Anchor - 2008-11-26|