Trajectory: Stories

By | June 23, 2017
Trajectory: Stories Author Richard Russo
ISBN-10 1101947721
ISBN-13 9781101947722
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Knopf
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Following the best selling Everybody s Fool a new collection of short fiction that demonstrates that Richard Russo winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls is also a master of this genre Russo s characters in these four expansive stories bear little similarity to the blue collar citizens we re familiar with from many of his novels In Horseman a professor confronts a young plagiarist as well as her own weaknesses as the Thanksgiving holiday looms closer and closer And after that who knew In Intervention a realtor facing an ominous medical prognosis finds himself in his father s shadow while he presses forward or not In Voice a semiretired academic is conned by his increasingly estranged brother into coming along on a group tour of the Venice Biennale fleeing a mortifying incident with a traumatized student back in Massachusetts but encountering further complications in the maze of Venice And in Milton and Marcus a lapsed novelist struggles with his wife s illness and tries to rekindle his screenwriting career only to be stymied by the pratfalls of that trade when he s called to an aging iconic star s mountaintop retreat in Wyoming

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