Collected StoriesBook - 2005
A collection of short works by the late Pulitzer Prize-winning writer features definitive pieces written throughout the course of her career, including the previously unpublished, "Segue," a portrayal of a sonnet writer who faces an unknown darkness. By the author of The Stone Diaries. 50,000 first printing.
For the first time, all of Carol Shields's remarkable short stories are gathered together in one volume. This definitive anthology contains the previously unpublished story "Segue," her last work.
In these stories Carol Shields combines the dazzling virtuosity and wise maturity that won so many readers to her prize-winning novels. With her exquisite eye for detail and her eagerness to explore the most fundamental of relationships and the wildest of coincidences, she illuminates the absurdities and miracles that grace all of our lives.
Playful, charming, acutely observed, and generous of spirit, this collection of stories will delight and enchant readers the world over.
A collection of short works features definitive pieces written throughout the course of the author's career, including the previously unpublished "Segue," a portrayal of a sonnet writer who faces an unknown darkness.