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Welding with Children
by Tim Gautreaux




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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

In eleven raucous, touching stories, Tim Gautreaux's Welding with Children traces the course of sin and redemption through the lives of small-town women and men in Louisiana. His unforgettable characters include a grandfather who discovers, while taking care of his grandchildren, that they are growing up without any sense at all of right and wrong; a camera repairman who discovers a woman's secret in her undeveloped film; and a one-armed hitchhiker who changes the life of the man who picks her up. Each one a small miracle of storytelling and compassion, Tim Gautreaux's stories are a pleasure from start to finish. You want to hand this book] to your friends and say 'read this' (The Plain Dealer).

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Overview

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

In eleven raucous, touching stories, Tim Gautreaux's Welding with Children traces the course of sin and redemption through the lives of small-town women and men in Louisiana. His unforgettable characters include a grandfather who discovers, while taking care of his grandchildren, that they are growing up without any sense at all of right and wrong; a camera repairman who discovers a woman's secret in her undeveloped film; and a one-armed hitchhiker who changes the life of the man who picks her up. Each one a small miracle of storytelling and compassion, Tim Gautreaux's stories are a pleasure from start to finish. You want to hand this book] to your friends and say 'read this' (The Plain Dealer).


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780312428792
  • ISBN-10: 0312428790
  • Publisher: Picador USA
  • Publish Date: January 2009
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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