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Bobcat and Other Stories

Lee, Rebecca

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ISBN 10: 1616201738 / ISBN 13: 9781616201739
Editorial: Algonquin Books, 2013
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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1st edition, 1st printing. flat signed by author on title page. light reading wear. text is unmarked. binding crisp, tight. N° de ref. de la librería 037294

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Título: Bobcat and Other Stories

Editorial: Algonquin Books

Año de publicación: 2013

Encuadernación: Trade Paperback

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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"The collection has so many good passages - whole paragraphs that move into pages with never a misstep - that any linguaphile could spend a great afternoon in a little spasm of dazzle. But a story is more than a collection of words, and these seven long tales demonstrate Lee's prodigious talent for creating not just great lines but intricately structured, impressively plotted worlds."--The New York Times Book Review

"Mesmerizingly strange . . . Full of shivers and frissons . . . Highly imaginative stories . . . [Lee's] eccentric eloquence . . . makes Bobcat so potent and unpredictable."--Janet Maslin for The New York Times

"Sometimes you reach the end of a story and go quietly, 'Oh.' And sometimes you gasp and go, 'Holy guacamole!' Not because a building fell down or a character died, but because the unexpected yet completely understandable came to pass--and made you fall off your chair. Again and again this happens in Rebecca Lee's slim, sly, brilliant book Bobcat."

"Wise and funny . . . [A] near-perfect collection."--Entertainment Weekly

"[W]ith deadpan humor, Lee's light touch illuminates the contrasts in everyday life--warmth and cold, past and present, beauty and terror--imbuing her realistic tales with quiet depth."--Bust

"Astonishing prose . . . This fresh, provocative collection, peerless in its vehement elucidation of contemporary foibles, is not to be missed."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"[M]ake some room in your tote bag for this: 'Bobcat, ' a slim volume of short stories by a prodigiously talented writer, Rebecca Lee. Her work is at once effortless and exacting, sophisticated and ribald."--Denver Post

"[A] breath of fresh air, squarely realist, but possessed of some of its own strange magic, the kind of book that it feels right to call 'dazzling' and 'understated' in the same breath."--Flavorwire

"Lee covers a wide terrain in only seven stories, touching on fidelity, sacrifice, jealousy, and obligation, with stories that often dial out slowly from tightly-focused beginnings.", "Best Summer Books 2013" list

"A shining example of furious and smart writing."

"[An] arresting and distinctive short story collection . . . Lee's gorgeously crafted, scintillating stories are imaginative and incisive, funny and profound."--Booklist

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