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Eleven kinds of loneliness

Author: Richard Yates
Publisher: London Methuen 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1962, a year after "Revolutionary Road", this sublime collection of stories seems even more powerful today. Out of the lives of Manhattan office workers, a cab driver seeking immortality, frustrated would-be novelists, suburban men and their yearning, neglected women, Richard Yates creates a haunting mosaic of the 1950s, the era when the American dream was finally coming true - and just beginning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Yates
ISBN: 0413775577 9780413775573
OCLC Number: 255349537
Notes: Originally publ. : 1957
Description: 220 Seiten 20 cm
Responsibility: Richard Yates
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Whether addressing the smothered desire of suburban housewives, the white-collar despair of Manhattan office workers, the grim humour that attends life on a tuberculosis ward, or the moments of  Read more...

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