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Distortions : Vintage Contemporaries - Ann Beattie

Distortions

Vintage Contemporaries

Paperback Published: 1st March 1995
ISBN: 9780679732358
Number Of Pages: 288

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Haunting and disturbingly powerful, these stories established Ann Beattie as the most celebrated new voice in American fiction and an absolute master of the short-story form. Beattie captures perfectly the profound longings that came to define an entire generation with insight, compassion, and humor.

"Magnificant, a pleasure, a significant literary debut." --The New York Times "Life as it is lived...One doesn't know whether to cheer or weep, but one goes on reading." --Detroit Free Press

"[Beattie is] a writer's writer." --Boston Evening Globe

"Ann Beattie is both painful and funny. She is a writer for all audiences, combining a remarkable array of skills with mateial of wide popular appeal. Her characters inhabit our contemporary world and brood like us about their loves, families, and lives. They compose a wide-screen panorama of life in these United States." --The New York Times Book Review

ISBN: 9780679732358
ISBN-10: 0679732357
Series: Vintage Contemporaries
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st March 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.3  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1