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  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
  • Written by Raymond Carver
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9780679723059
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In his second collection of stories, as in his first, Carver's characters are peripheral people--people without education, insight or prospects, people too unimaginative to even give up. Carver celebrates these men and women.

Table of Contents

Why Don't You Dance?
Viewfinder
Mr. Coffee and Mr. Fixit
Gazebo
I Could See the Smallest Things
Sacks
The Bath
Tell the Women We're Going
After the Demin
So Much Water So Close to Home
The Third Thing That Killed My Father Off
A Serious Talk
The Calm
Popular Mechanics
Everything Stuck to Him
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
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Raymond Carver

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Raymond Carver - What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
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 the Pulitzer Prize in 1984), and Where I'm Calling From in 1988, when he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died in August of that year, shortly after completing the poems of A New Path to the Waterfall.

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