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The Burgess Boys

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Elizabeth Strout "animates the ordinary with an astonishing force", wrote The New Yorker on the publication of her Pulitzer Prize - winning Olive Kitteridge. The San Francisco Chronicle praised Strout's "magnificent gift for humanizing characters" . Now the acclaimed author returns with a stunning novel as powerful and moving as any work in contemporary literature. Haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine hometown of Shirley Falls for New York City as soon as they possibly could. Jim, a sleek, successful corporate lawyer, has belittled his bighearted brother their whole lives, and Bob, a Legal Aid attorney who idolizes Jim, has always taken it in stride. But their long-standing dynamic is upended when their sister, Susan - the Burgess sibling who stayed behind - urgently calls them home. Her lonely teenage son, Zach, has gotten himself into a world of trouble, and Susan desperately needs their...

Издательство: "Random House Trade Paperbacks" (2014)

Формат: 130x205, 348 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-8129-7951-0

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Elizabeth Strout

Elizabeth Strout is an American author. She was raised in small towns in New Hampshire and Maine. After graduating from Bates College, she spent a year in Oxford, England, followed by studies at law school for another year. In 1982 she graduated with honors, and received both a law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law and a Certificate of Gerontology from the Syracuse School of Social Work. That year her first story was published in "New Letters" magazine.

Strout moved to New York City, and continued to write stories that were published in literary magazines, as well as in "Redbook" and "Seventeen". It took her six or seven years to write "Amy and Isabelle", [ [http://www.chelseaforum.com/speakers/Strout.htm Elizabeth Strout ] ] which when published was shortlisted for the 2000 Orange Prize and nominated for the 2000 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/s/elizabeth-strout/ Reference for the entire bibliography, including the awards.] She was a NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) professor at Colgate University during the Fall Semester of 2007, where she taught creative writing at both the introductory and advanced level.

Bibliography

*"Amy and Isabelle" (1998)
*"The Friend Who Got Away" (2005) (anthology contributed to) [ [http://www.powells.com/biblio?isbn=0385511868 Powell's Books - The Friend Who Got Away: Twenty Women's True Life Tales of Friendships That Blew Up, Burned Out or Faded Away by Jenny Offill and Elissa Schappell ] ]
*"Abide with Me" (2006)
*"Olive Kitteridge" (Release: March 25, 2008)
*"On the Coast of Maine" (2008, unverified by her RandomHouse [ [http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=30161 Elizabeth Strout - Authors - Random House ] ] page)

References

Источник: Elizabeth Strout

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