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Paradise road

Author: Kirk Nesset
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The stories of Kirk Nesset's Paradise Road examine the various pitfalls, both physical and emotional, we encounter and suffer trying to find lasting meaning in love. Such stories speak to fleeting yet monumental moments of our lives, which catch us off guard, unveiling and unsettling us, each leaving its indelible mark. The stories also offer paths, paved or unpaved, leading out of the ashes, out of the wilds of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nesset, Kirk.
Paradise road.
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)606414993
Online version:
Nesset, Kirk.
Paradise road.
Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608484822
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kirk Nesset
ISBN: 9780822943150 0822943158
OCLC Number: 144773646
Notes: "Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2007"--Preliminary page.
Awards: Winner of Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2007
Description: 139 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Prince of Perch fishing --
Hers --
Paradise road --
Still life with candles and Spanish guitar --
Salvage --
Be with somebody --
Poet and philosopher --
The dead know too much --
Record shop girl --
Good is all you know how to be --
The painter's wife --
Somebody decent.
Responsibility: Kirk Nesset.
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Includes stories that examine the various pitfalls, both physical and emotional, we encounter and suffer trying to find lasting meaning in love. They feature the chiaroscuro of particular worlds and  Read more...

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The figures and voices that appear in Paradise Road are like ghosts from an ancient land that move toward their destinies with hope and defiance. Mr. Nesset conducts their journeys with a sure hand Read more...

 
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