Ellis Island and Other Stories
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Ellis Island and Other Stories

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Winner of the Prix de Rome and the National Jewish Book Award, these ten stories and the title novella, "Ellis Island," exhibit tremendous range and versatility of style and technique, yet are closely unified in their beauty and in their concern with enduring and universal questions.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 136 x 204 x 14mm | 340.19g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0156030608
  • 9780156030601
  • 1,408,385

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These ten stories and the title novella, Ellis Island, exhibit a tremendous range and versatility of style and technique and yet are closely unified in their beauty and in their concern with enduring and universal questions.
"It's genius . . . Ellis Island ascends to the peak of literary achievement." -- The Boston Globe
"Such an ambitious reach is almost unheard of in our short fiction." -- New York Times Book Review
"Constant brilliance . . . Rarely less than heartbreaking . . . every single story sings with purity, vibrates with light." -- Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Stories beyond compare . . . [Helprin's] imagination should be protected by some intellectual equivalent of the National Park Service." -- "Philadelphia Inquirer"
Mark Helprin is the author of, among other titles, the "New York Times" best-sellers "Winter's Tale "and "A Soldier of the Great War."
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PRAISE FOR ELLIS ISLAND
"It's genius. . . . Ellis Island ascends to the peak of literary achievement." - The Boston Globe
"Such an ambitious reach is almost unheard of in our short fiction." - The New York Times Book Review
"Constant brilliance . . . Rarely less than breathtaking . . . every single story sings with purity, vibrates with light."- The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)
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3 24% (176)
2 3% (23)
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