The Coast of Chicago: Stories
- Author:Stuart Dybek
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- Sales Rank:85,655
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):0.6 x 5.8 x 8.3
- Publication Date:April 3, 2004
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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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