Fires: Essays, Poems, Stories

Fires: Essays, Poems, Stories

by Raymond Carver

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Overview

More than sixty stories, poems, and essays are included in this wide-ranging collection by the extravagantly versatile Raymond Carver. Two of the stories—later revised for What We Talk About When We Talk About Love—are particularly notable in that between the first and the final versions, we see clearly the astounding process of Carver’s literary development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679722397
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/28/1989
Series: Vintage Contemporaries Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 765,658
Product dimensions: 5.19(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, in 1938. His first collection of stories, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please (a National Book Award nominee in 1977), was followed by What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Cathedral (nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1984), and Where I'm Calling From. He died in 1988.

Norman Dietz is a writer, an actor, and a solo performer. He has also performed frequently on radio and television, and he has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from AudioFile magazine, the ALA, and Publishers Weekly. Additionally, AudioFile named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century.

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