The Coast of Chicago: Stories
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- Sales Rank:434,571
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- Language:English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:First Edition
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
- Dimensions (in):8.3 x 5.4 x 0.6
- Publication Date:April 3, 2004
The stolid landscape of Chicago suddenly turns dreamlike and otherworldly in Stuart Dybek’s classic story collection. A child’s collection of bottle caps becomes the tombstones of a graveyard. A lowly rightfielder’s inexplicable death turns him into a martyr to baseball. Strains of Chopin floating down the tenement airshaft are transformed into a mysterious anthem of loss. Combining homely detail and heartbreakingly familiar voices with grand leaps of imagination, The Coast of Chicago is a masterpiece from one of America’s most highly regarded writers.
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