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Too Far to Go

The Maples Stories

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Kurzbeschreibung

';The Maples stories trace the decline and fall of a marriage,' writes the author in his Foreword, a marriage that is threatened early on by the temptations of infidelity (';Snowing in Greenwich Village') and that ends in a midlife divorce (';Here Come the Maples'). ';They also illumine a history in many ways happy, of growing children and a million mundane moments shared.' That all blessings are mixed and fleeting does not make them less real, and if temporality is held to be invalidating, then nothing real succeeds. ';A tribe segregated in a valley develops an accent, then a dialect, and then a language all its own; so does a couple. Let this collection preserve one particular dead tongue, no easier to parse than Latin.'

Details

Titel: Too Far to Go
Autoren/Herausgeber: John Updike

ISBN/EAN: 9780679645955

Seitenzahl: 256
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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