God Lives in St. Petersburg: Short Stories
Young Americans abroad in Central Asia find themselves pushed to their limits in these acclaimed, prize-winning stories by one of our most exciting and talented new authors. Combining bleak humor, ironic insight, deep compassion, and unflinching moral and ethical inquiry, Tom Bissell gives us a gripping collection that is both timeless and profoundly relevant to today’s complex world.
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GOD LIVES IN ST. PETERSBURG: and Other StoriesUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Bissell follows a nonfiction account of his travels in Central Asia (Chasing the Sea, 2003) with this slim but rigorous debut collection of six darkly passionate stories about Americans who have ... Read full review
God lives in St. Petersburg and other storiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Bissell (Chasing the Sea ) here displays a surprisingly light touch, given that his stories are about death--though not always literally. Journalists in Afghanistan find themselves in the wrong place ... Read full review
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