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By Marisa Silver

ISBN-10: 1416590293

ISBN-13: 9781416590293

ISBN-10: 1416590307

ISBN-13: 9781416590309

Following her acclaimed, Los Angeles Times ebook Prize–nominated novel, The God of War, Marisa Silver’s notable booklet, Alone With You, is a starkly dependent and beautifully rendered selection of brief stories.

Marisa Silver dazzled and encouraged readers along with her severely acclaimed The God of warfare (a l. a. instances booklet Prize finalist), praised via Richard Russo as “a novel of serious metaphorical intensity and beauty.” during this dependent, finely wrought new assortment, Alone With You, Silver has created 8 indelible tales that mine the complexities of contemporary relationships and the unforeseen methods love manifests itself. Her brilliantly etched characters confront life’s abrupt and unsettling alterations with worry, braveness, humor, and overwhelming grace.

In the O. Henry Prize–winning tale “The Visitor,” a VA sanatorium nurse’s aide contends with a kin ghost and discovers the ways that her personal previous haunts her. The reticent father in “Pond” is faced with a Solomonic selection that pits his love for his daughter opposed to his emotions for her younger son. In “Night educate to Frankfurt,” first released in The New Yorker, a daughter travels to an alternative-medicine medical institution in Germany in a gambit to avoid wasting her mother’s lifestyles. And within the identify tale, a girl holidays in Morocco together with her kinfolk whereas considering a call that might either damage and unencumber them all.

From “Temporary,” the place a tender lady confronts the ephemeral nature of companionship, to “Three Girls,” within which sisters trapped in a storm from snow realize the bounds of adolescence, the nuanced voices of Alone With You bear the hallmarks of an speedy vintage from a author with unerring expertise and innovative source. Silver has the extreme skill to render her fictional population immediately relatable, in all their imperfections. Her tales have the singular caliber of taking a look in a replicate. We see straight away what's typical and what's unusual. In those stirring narratives, we meet ourselves anew.

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