Problems with people [electronic resource] : Stories. David Guterson.
- ISBN: 9780385351492 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| The best-selling author of Snow Falling on Cedars returns to his Pacific Northwest settings-and moves beyond them-in ten sharply observed, funny, and wise new stories that explore the mysteries of love, and unravel our complex desires to connect with others.Ranging from teenage to middle-age, the voices that inhabit Problems with People offer humorous or searing but always tightly focused accounts of the universal quest to understand one another-individually, and as part of our political and historical moment. Their stories are sometimes shot through with tragedy-the long-ago loss of a young boyfriend, a son's death at sea-while in others, the mere circumstances of our cultures and selves-whether it is being Jewish; overweight and single; a tourist in a history-haunted land; or on the brink of a diminished old age-prompt questions about our sense of reality and belonging. Spanning diverse geographies-across America and in distant countries including Nepal,...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1972 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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