Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine: Stories
ISBN: 0062450670
EAN13: 9780062450678
Language: English
Publication Date: May 7, 2019
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 0.65" H x 8.00" L x 5.31" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
Hands down my favorite book of the year. -- Ann Patchett, New York Times bestselling author of The Dutch House and Commonwealth From the New York Times bestselling author of The Family Fang comes his first short story collection in nearly a decade, combining his signature quirkiness with his keen eye for emotional complexity to explore the fraught relationship between parents and children. Wildfire Johnny is the story of a man who discovers a magic razor that allows him to travel back in time. Scroll Through the Weapons is about a couple taking care of their underfed and almost feral nieces and nephews. Signal to the Faithful follows a boy as he takes a tense road trip with his priest. And Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine, the title story, is about a narcissistic rock star who moves back home during a rough patch. These stories all build on each other in strange and remarkable ways, showcasing Wilson's crackling wit and big heart. Filled with imagination and humor, Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine is an exuberant collection of captivating and charmingly bizarre stories that promise to burrow their way into your heart and soul.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover A Washington Post Best Book of the Year Filled with imagination and humor, Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine is an exuberant collection of captivating and charmingly bizarre stories that promise to burrow their way into your heart and soul.
From the front Cover A Washington Post Best Book of the Year Filled with imagination and humor, Baby, You're Gonna Be Mine is an exuberant collection of captivating and charmingly bizarre stories that promise to burrow their way into your heart and soul.-- John Irving, The New York Times Book Review