Where I Live Now: Stories 1993-1998
  • Where I Live Now: Stories 1993-1998
  • Where I Live Now: Stories 1993-1998
ISBN: 1574230913
EAN13: 9781574230918
Language: English
Pages: 224
Dimensions: 0.79" H x 8.66" L x 5.91" W
Weight: 0.84 lbs.
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Homesick (1990) and So Long (1993), her immensely popular short story collections, established Lucia Berlin as the Sister of Mercy of contemporary fiction. In Where I Live Now, Berlin once again contemplates the human condition with a compassionate understanding. Berlin's vision is sometimes remorseful, sometimes resigned, always courageous and unmisgiving.

The elusive nature of happiness is a compelling theme here: the survivors in these stories -- many of them society's marginal or excluded people, fighting alcohol or drug addiction, bearing emotional scars -- recognize it all too well. They mourn the lost dreams of youth, the roads not taken. They suffer the damage life inflicts: the ache of loneliness, the pain of separation, the fear of death.

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