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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love / Beginners

Vintage Short

by Raymond Carver

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A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection

From one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature, the story that launched a thousand homages, in word and film--a haunting meditation on love and companionship, and finding one's way through the dark.

"What We Talk About When We Talk About Love" is included here with its unedited version, "Beginners," which was originally submitted to Carver's editor, Gordon Lish. In this eShort, readers can compare both versions of this iconic work of fiction, gaining insight into Carver's aesthetic and the foundations of the contemporary American short story.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:
Vintage
Publication Date:
2015
Series:
Vintage Short

Format

  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read 2.2 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 2.4 MB

Raymond Carver (Author)

Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, in 1938. His first collection of stories, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please (a National Book Award nominee in 1977), was followed by What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Cathedral (nominated for...

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