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You Are Not a Stranger Here

Stories

by Adam Haslett

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Published by Anchor .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7441855M
ISBN 100385720726
ISBN 109780385720724

Adam Haslett is the author of Imagine Me Gone ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), You Are Not a Stranger Here ( avg ratin /5. Now, in his first book, Adam Haslett gives us nine richly varied stories, each suffused with intense emotion and written in a lyric prose alternatively lush and spare. You Are Not a Stranger Here carries its readers into the hearts and minds of people facing life’s most profound dilemmas. We meet an aging inventor still burning with ideas as.

Now, in his first book, Adam Haslett gives us nine richly varied stories, each suffused with intense emotion and written in a lyric prose alternatively lush and spare. You Are Not a Stranger Here carries its readers into the hearts and minds of people facing life’s most profound dilemmas. More about this book > You Are Not a Stranger Here. Adam Haslett. Anchor Doubleday More about this book > Gorgeous Lies. Martha McPhee. Mariner Books Harcourt More about this book > The Heaven of Mercury. Brad Watson. W.W. Norton & Co. More about this book >.

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But You Are Not a Stranger Here is literary fiction and HEA doesn't belong to one of the integral parts of the genre, in contrast to MM-romance. I even make bold to say, that it is an unwritten law that the majority of literary fiction works are mostly without any HEA.

Normally I can handle it: there You Are Not a Stranger Here book no WRONGFUL feelings or USELESS emotions.4/5. A genteel middle-aged woman, a long-time resident of a psychiatric hospital, becomes the confidante of a lovelorn teenaged volunteer.

Told with Chekhovian restraint and compassion, and conveying both the sorrow of life and the courage with which people rise to meet it, You Are Not a Stranger Here is a triumph of by: 2.

Adam Haslett¿s You Are Not a Stranger Here is a collection of sad short stories about people on the edge. The book is well written and completely engaging. I was most moved by the story with the same title as the book. It tells of a depressed young man, contemplating suicide, /5(38).

A genteel middle-aged woman, a longtime resident of a psychiatric hospital, becomes the confidante of a lovelorn teenaged volunteer. Told with Chekhovian restraint and compassion, and conveying both the sorrow of life and the courage with which people rise to meet it, You Are Not a Stranger Here is a triumph of storytelling/5(88).

About You Are Not a Stranger Here In these unforgettable stories, the acclaimed author of Imagine Me Gone  explores lives that appear shuttered by loss and discovers entire worlds hidden inside them.

The impact is at once harrowing and thrilling. An elderly inventor, burning with manic creativity, tries to reconcile with his estranged gay son. A genteel middle-aged woman, a long-time resident of a psychiatric hospital, becomes the confidante of a lovelorn teenaged volunteer. Told with Chekhovian restraint and compassion, and conveying both the sorrow of life and the courage with which people rise to meet it, You Are Not a Stranger Here is a triumph of storytelling/5(88).

A genteel middle-aged woman, a long-time resident of a psychiatric hospital, becomes the confidante of a lovelorn teenaged volunteer. Told with Chekhovian restraint and compassion, and conveying both the sorrow of life and the courage with which people rise to meet it,  You Are Not a Stranger Here  is a triumph of storytelling.

You Are Not a Stranger Here by. Adam Haslett; In his bestselling and lavishly praised first book of stories, Adam Haslett explores lives that appear shuttered by loss and discovers entire worlds hidden inside them. The impact is at once harrowing and thrilling. An elderly.

you are not a stranger here You Are Not a Stranger Here is a book of nine richly varied stories, each suffused with intense emotion and written in a lyric prose alternatively lush and spare. The stories carry their readers into the hearts and minds of people facing life’s most profound dilemmas.

You Are Not a Stranger Here by Adam Haslett is a collection of nine short stories which all deal with the themes of depression, loneliness, and mental illness. The alienation and loneliness are. Rare Book Cellar Pomona, YOU ARE NOT A STRANGER HERE: Stories Haslett, Adam.

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In what ways do the “dreams” and “shadows” referred to above have everything to do with the characters’ lives in YOU ARE NOT A STRANGER HERE. In “My Father’s Business,” the narrator’s father wants to inoculate himself against the present: “So much easier if you can see people as though they were characters from a book.

YOU ARE NOT A STRANGER HERE. In this affecting debut collection, Yale Law School student Haslett explores the complex phenomena of depression and mental illness, drawing a powerful connection between those who suffer and those who attempt to alleviate that suffering.

Not by any means the book it might—perhaps should—have been. But don’t overlook those three terrific stories.

But don’t overlook those three terrific stories. Pub Date: July 2nd, Author: Adam Haslett. I first encountered You Are Not A Stranger Here when it was originally published, perhaps fifteen years ago. The stories were powerfully impressive then but are even more so now. The longer one lives the clearer it is we are all battered by life to a greater or lesser degree/5(88).

Adam Haslett's "You Are Not A Stranger Here" is the best collection of short stories I have read in a very long time. These are wonderfully engaging stories, rich with a menagerie of misfit and off-beat (but next-door-neighbour type) characters, each moving through depressive and manic events and circumstances, narrated by an exquisitely-familiar by: 2.

Now, in his first book, Adam Haslett gives us nine richly varied stories, each suffused with intense emotion and written in a lyric prose alternatively lush and spare.

You Are Not a Stranger Here carries its readers into the hearts and minds of people facing life’s most profound dilemmas. We meet an aging inventor still burning with ideas as. Adam Haslett is the author of the novel Imagine Me Gone; the short story collection You Are Not A Stranger Here, which was a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist and which won the PEN/Winship Award; and the novel Union Atlantic, which won the Lambda Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth books have been translated into eighteen languages, and 3/5(10).

Presents Adam Haslett's "You Are Not A Stranger Here: Stories". His first, and in many ways, still his best, book. Published to enormous critical acclaim, it established Adam Haslett as one of the most brilliant new voices in contemporary American literature.

A genteel middle-aged woman, a long-time resident of a psychiatric hospital, becomes the confidante of a lovelorn teenaged volunteer.

Told with Chekhovian restraint and compassion, and conveying both the sorrow of life and the courage with which people rise to meet it, You Are Not a Stranger Here is a triumph of storytelling/5(14).

Adam Haslett is the author of the novel Imagine Me Gone; the short story collection You Are Not A Stranger Here, which was a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist and which won the PEN/Winship Award; and the novel Union Atlantic, which won the Lambda Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Commonwealth books have been translated into eighteen languages, and /5(9).This is not a tale of a perfect woman who just needed to make a change, Jen Larsen is a flawed protagonist who makes a number of mistakes, but tries to do better.

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