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Through the Safety Net

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Through the Safety Net( )
Author: Baxter, Charles
Series title:Vintage Contemporaries Ser.
ISBN:978-0-679-77649-9
Publication Date:Sep 1998
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
Book Description:

Baxter dives into the undercurrents of middle-class American life in these eleven arresting, often mesmerizing stories. Whether they know it or not, Baxter's characters are floating above an abyss of unruly desire, inexplicable dread, unforeseen tragedy, and sudden moments of grace. A drunken graduate student hurtles cheerfully through a snowstorm to rescue a fiancee who no longer wants him. A hospital maintenance worker makes a perverse bid for his place in the sunlight...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.1 x 8 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Baxter, Charles (Author)
Charles Baxter is the author of novels and short story collections. His novels include The Feast of Love, The Soul Thief, Saul and Patsy, Shadow Play, and First Light. His short story collections include Gryphon, Believers, A Relative Stranger, Through the Safety Net, Harmony of the World, and There's Something I Want You to Do. He teaches at the University of Minnesota and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.

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