Tenth of december [electronic resource] : Stories. George Saunders.
- ISBN: 9780812993813 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Random House, 2013.
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|Summary, etc.:|| NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTNAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PeopleThe New York Times MagazineNPREntertainment WeeklyNew YorkBuzzFeedKirkus ReviewsBookPageShelf AwarenessOne of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and Tenth of December is his most honest, accessible, and moving collection yet. In the taut opener, "Victory Lap," a boy witnesses the attempted abduction of the girl next door and is faced with a harrowing choice: Does he ignore what he sees, or override years of smothering advice from his parents and act? In "Home," a combat-damaged soldier moves back in with his mother and struggles to reconcile the world he left with the one to which he has returned. And in the title story,...
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