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Times Are Never So Bad Paperback – Apr 23 1986

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 1 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Canada (APB) (April 23 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140083383
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140083385
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 463 g

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A Major Collection June 1 2010
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Having read all of Dubus's collections, this is my third favorite, after Adultery and Separate Flights. In "A Father's Story" Dubus once again delves into Catholicism and delivers a poignant story of a man struggling between his love for God and his own daughter. The strongest piece in this collection is the turbulent novella "The Pretty Girl". With a quick and varied sentence structure, Dubus again proves he is a sentence level writer; also, the switch from 3rd to 1st person throughout is an evocative and pervasive tool. This novella is show's Dubus's believe that lives can suddenly change, often with sudden violence, sometimes with grace.
Nice book. Good stories. April 10 2014
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This book should be bought so a hard copy of ‘A Father’s Story’ exists near you. ‘Cadence’, along with many others should too.

The book is built with quality binding and paper. The print is assessable. The art inside is attainable.

I recommend all work by Andre Dubus. Great writing.
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Great writer Sept. 26 2010
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Get his collected stories. Then, after that, like me, you'll probably wanna get every book separately. Highly enjoyable reading for the "literary" reader.

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