Escape into the Sea

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-05-03
  • Publisher: Carnegie Mellon Univ Pr
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This is a collection of twelve stories that have been described as "smart, sharp, and surprising, illuminating corners and cubbyholes of human consciousness that heretofore were concealed or overlooked, while the hard clarity of the author's voice is mediated by his forgiving compassion for all living creatures. [Kelly Cherry]

Author Biography

Donn Irving's fiction and essays have appeared in American Literary Review, New Letters, and Natural Bridge, and have been selected for inclusion in New American Essays. This is his first collection of stories.

Table of Contents

The Golden Age of Jazzp. 1
His Own Sunp. 15
The Underbellyp. 41
Amtrakp. 51
Robbedp. 63
Escape into the Seap. 75
The Woman Who Painted Asparagusp. 93
To Live in the Nick of Timep. 111
And the Laughter Follows Us Everywherep. 129
The White Whalep. 139
A Cat for Emilyp. 149
Juicedp. 161
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