Cathedral
ISBN: 0679723692
EAN13: 9780679723691
Language: English
Pages: 240
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 5.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher:
Select Format Format: Paperback Select Conditions Condition: Very Good

Selected

Format: Paperback

Condition: Very Good

$3.88
List Price: $16
Save: $12.12 (75%)
Quantity
Almost Gone!
Only 1 at this price.

Select Conditions
  • Very Good $3.88 Cathedral
  • New $16.00 Cathedral
Book Overview
Raymond Carver's third collection of stories, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, including the canonical titular story about blindness and learning to enter the very different world of another. These twelve stories mark a turning point in Carver's work and overflow with the danger, excitement, mystery and possibility of life. . . . Carver is a writer of astonishing compassion and honesty. . . . his eye set only on describing and revealing the world as he sees it. His eye is so clear, it almost breaks your heart (Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World ).
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover A dozen stories that overflow with the danger, excitement, mystery and possibility of life...Carver is a writer of astonishing compassion and honesty...his eye set only on describing and revealing the world as he sees it. His eye is so clear, it almost breaks your heart.--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World Cathedral contains astonishing achievements, which bespeaks a writer expanding his range of intentions.--The Boston Globe A few of Mr. Carver's stories can already be counted among the masterpieces of American fiction...Cathedral shows a gifted writer struggling for a larger scope of reference, a finer touch of nuance. --Irving Howe, front page, The New York Times Book Review Clear, hard language so right that we shiver at the knowledge we gain from it. --Thomas Williams, Chicago Tribune Book World Carver is more than a realist; there is, in some of his stories, a strangeness, the husk of a myth. --Los Angeles Times Stories included: Feathers Chef's House Preservation The Compartment A Small, Good Thing Vitamins Careful Where I'm Calling From The Train Fever The Bridle Cathedral

Frequently Asked Questions About Cathedral