The Way People Run: Stories

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Random House, Dec 31, 1998 - Fiction - 209 pages
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A remarkable new collection of short stories by the acclaimed author of Mason's Retreat and In a Father's Place assesses the fault lines, connections, and disconnections that appear in people, marriages, and contemporary family life. 20,000 first printing. Tour.

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User Review  - icolford - LibraryThing

Christopher Tilghman's second collection of short fiction compares well to his first, In a Father's Place, published nine years earlier. Mining the same territory (geographical and emotional ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Separation anxiety and strong emotion repressed almost to the point of suffocation are the constants that are analyzed—with sometimes excessive precision—in this otherwise impressive gathering of ... Read full review


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Christopher Tilghman is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Writer's Award, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation Award. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker and other magazines. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, the writer Caroline Preston, and their three sons.

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