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Birds of America : Stories
by Lorrie Moore


Overview - Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial . Stand s] by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability. The New York Times Book Review
The celebrated collection of twelve stories from one of the finest authors at work today.
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Overview
Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial . Stand s] by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability. The New York Times Book Review
The celebrated collection of twelve stories from one of the finest authors at work today.
ANew York TimesBook of the Year
A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist
Winner of theSalonBook Award
AVillage VoiceBook of the Year
A marvelous collection . Her stories are tough, lean, funny, and metaphysical . Birds of America has about it a wild beauty that simply makes one feel more connected to life. The Boston Globe

At once sad, funny, lyrical and prickly, Birds of America attests to the deepening emotional chiaroscuro of her wise and beguiling work. The New York Times
Stunning . There s really no one like Moore; in a perfect marriage of art form and mind, she has made the short story her own. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Birds of America stands as a major work of American short fiction . Absolutely mastered. Elle

Wonderful . These stories impart such terrifying truths. Philadelphia Inquirer

Lorrie Moore soars with Birds of America.... A marvelous, fiercely funny book. Newsweek

Fifty years from now, it may well turn out that the work of very few American writers has as much to say about what it means to be alive in our time as that of Lorrie Moore. Harper s Magazine
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  • ISBN-13: 9780307474964
  • ISBN-10: 0307474968
  • Publisher: Vintage Books USA
  • Publish Date: January 2010
  • Page Count: 291


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