The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

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By (author) Richard Yates, Introduction by Richard Russo

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  • Publisher: St Martin's Press
  • Format: Paperback | 496 pages
  • Dimensions: 138mm x 210mm x 26mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 3 May 2002
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0312420811
  • ISBN 13: 9780312420819
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 232,057

Product description

Now in paperback, Yates' short fiction is collected in a single volume, featuring the stories of his classic works Eleven Kinds of Loneliness and Liars in Love, plus nine new stories.

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Author information

Richard Yates was the author of the novels "Revolutionary Road, A Special Providence, Disturbing the Peace, The Easter Parade, A Good School, Young Hearts Crying, "and "Cold Spring Harbor, "as well as the short story collections "Eleven Kinds of Loneliness" and "Liars in Love." He died in 1992.

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"Unflinching and uncompromising, complex atthe same time they seem to unfold naturally andsimply....Miraculous." --Ann Beattie "A superb collection...a laureate of romantic loneliness." --"The New York Times Book Review" "One soars on the updrafts of his brilliance to a special kind of literary high." --"The San Diego Union-Tribune" "Soft-spoken in his prose and terrifyingly accurate in his dialogue, Yates renders his characters with such authenticity that you hardly realize what he's done." --"The Boston Globe" "Keenly insightful, brutally honest...delivering a swift kick to the heart." --"The Denver Post" "Evoking entire worlds in a few words....[An] A." --"Entertainment Weekly"