A Stranger in this World: Stories

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Vintage Books, 1994 - Fiction - 180 pages
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In the tradition of the works of Raymond Carver and Richard Ford, this fiction debut shines with verbal brilliance. Disturbing yet compellingly readable, the stories in this collection explore the gap between disappointment and hope, between life as it could be and life as it is.

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User Review  - amelish - LibraryThing

Reading these stories ruined my night. I went from telling myself that "nothing is fucked" and nearly believing it, to being absolutely convinced that "everything is fucked," and the transition was so easy. Very 90s, if that makes sense... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

A beautiful collection...difficult, discomfiting, haunting...glad I took my time with this one. Read full review



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KEVIN CANTY is the award-winning author of the novels "Nine Below Zero" and "Into the Great Wide Open," as well as the short story collections "Honeymoon and Other" "Stories" and "A Stranger in This World," His work has been published in "The New Yorker," "Esquire," "GQ," the "New York Times Magazine," and other periodicals. He lives in Missoula, Montana.

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