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The Collected Stories of Richard Yates (Paperback)

By Richard Yates, Richard Russo (Introduction by)
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The literary event of 2001 is now the paperback event of 2002: "The Collected Stories of Richard Yates" gathers the late author's powerful and peerless short fiction in one comprehensive volume. Praised by such authors as Michael Chabon, Stewart O'Nan, Robert Stone, and Richard Russo, and universally acclaimed in reviews across the country, "The Collected Stories" is the crowning jewel in what has been the rediscovery of one of our greatest American writers.

About the Author


Richard Yates is the author of the novels" Revolutionary Road, A Special Providence, Disturbing the Peace, The Easter Parade, A Good School, Young Hearts Crying, "and "Cold Spring Harbor" and the story collection "Eleven Kinds of Loneliness," He died in 1992.


Dans une ville au fin fond du sud d'un pays repute pour ses paysages ensoleilles et son architecture baroque, j'ai vu le jour dans une region aussi celebre que ma ville natale tres reputee pour son agriculture, malgre l'aridite de sa terre. Apres avoir fete mon tout premier anniversaire sur la route avec mes parents et au bout de milliers de kilometres, je m'installai avec eux dans un pays inconnu ou, au cours de mon enfance, je commencais a m'imaginer une histoire, celle d'une riche famille. Je suis intimement persuade que les drames familiaux et personnels que j'ai traverses ont un tantinet influence l'ecriture de mes differents ouvrages publies. Comme l'un des personnages principaux de mon deuxieme livre, je suis un immigre et un autodidacte.

Praise For…


"Unflinching and uncompromising, complex atthe same time they seem to unfold naturally andsimply....Miraculous." --Ann Beattie

"A superb collection...a laureate of romantic loneliness." --The New York Times Book Review

"One soars on the updrafts of his brilliance to a special kind of literary high." --The San Diego Union-Tribune

"Soft-spoken in his prose and terrifyingly accurate in his dialogue, Yates renders his characters with such authenticity that you hardly realize what he's done." --The Boston Globe

"Keenly insightful, brutally honest...delivering a swift kick to the heart." --The Denver Post

"Evoking entire worlds in a few words....[An] A." --Entertainment Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312420819
ISBN-10: 0312420811
Publisher: Picador USA
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2002
Pages: 496
Language: English