How It Ended (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Apr 7, 2009 - Fiction - 352 pages
14 Reviews
From the writer whose first novel, Bright Lights, Big City, defined a generation, a collection of twenty-six stories, new and old, that trace the arc of his career for nearly three decades.


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User Review  - KE Page - Goodreads

A very good collection of short stories about masculinity, disappointment and not quite ending up where you expected. Only a couple of stories were disappointing. The characters in these stories were ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chris Jackson - Goodreads

Checked out June 2014 for vacation. Never finished the whole book, but enjoyed the short stories I read in the first 1/3. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
2
Smoke
11
Invisible Fences
28
The Madonna of Turkey Season
43
In rhe NorthWest Frontier Province
65
The Queen and I
105
The Debutames Return
115
Story of My Life
135
Getting in Touch with Lonnie
156
Love You Honey
217
uisy Down
271
Penelope on the Pond
294
The March
308
The Last Bachelor
318
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About the author (2009)

The author of seven novels and two collections of essays on wine, Jay McInerney is a regular contributor to New York, The New York Times Book Review, The Independent and Corriere della Sera. His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, Playboy, and Granta. In 2006, Time cited his 1984 debut, Bright Lights, Big City, as one of nine generation-defining novels of the twentieth century. He was the recipient of the 2006 James Beard Foundation’s M.F.K. Fisher Award for Distinguished Writing and his novel The Good Life received the Prix Littéraire at the Deauville Film Festival in 2007. He lives in Manhattan and Bridgehampton, New York.


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