.
book book
Home awards catalogs newsletter calendar resources exam about
.



Search the Site
.


Enter keywords, ISBN, author, or book title

 
.
Search the Site

Art
Art
College Planning
Education and Teaching
Language and Literature
Foriegn Language Instruction
Performing Arts
Reference
Science and Mathematics
Social Studies
Test Prep
Writer's Workshop

Search the Site
.


Sign-up for the High School Newsletter:
   

.
Search the Site

. author profiles

Tobias Wolff

Tobias Wolff lives in Northern California and teaches at Stanford University. He has received the Rea Award for excellence in the short story, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the PEN/Faulkner Award.

. Tobias Wolff
Enlarge View

Photo © 2003 Marion Ettlinger



author bookshelf SORT BY: on AUTHOR | off TITLE | off PUB DATE
dots





Back in the World
Written by Tobias Wolff
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 1996
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-76796-1 (0-679-76796-7)

To American soldiers in Vietnam, "back in the world" meant America and safety. To Tobias Wolff's characters, Back in the World is where lives that have veered out of control just might become normal again. Unfortunately, the men and women in these gripping, pungent, and wonderfully skewed stories have only the... Read more






In Pharaoh's Army
Written by Tobias Wolff
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 1995
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-76023-8 (0-679-76023-7)

Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work the same uncanny eye for detail, pitiless candor and mordant wit that made This Boy's Life a modern classic. Read more






The Night In Question
Written by Tobias Wolff
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 1997
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-78155-4 (0-679-78155-2)

One of the sinuous and subtly crafted stories in Tobias Wolff's new collection--his first in eleven years--begins with a man biting a dog. The fact that Wolff is reversing familiar expectations is only half the point. The other half is that Wolff makes the reversal seem inevitable: the dog has attacked... Read more






Old School
Written by Tobias Wolff
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2004
$14.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70149-8 (0-375-70149-4)

The protagonist of Tobias Wolff’s shrewdly—and at times devastatingly—observed first novel is a boy at an elite prep school in 1960. He is an outsider who has learned to mimic the negligent manner of his more privileged classmates. Like many of them, he wants more than anything on earth to become... Read more






Our Story Begins
Written by Tobias Wolff
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-9597-1 (1-4000-9597-2)

This collection of stories—twenty-one classics followed by ten potent new stories—displays Tobias Wolff's exquisite gifts over a quarter century. Read more






The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories
Written by Tobias Wolff
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 1994
$16.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-74513-6 (0-679-74513-0)

The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As selected and introduced by Tobias Wolff, they also make up an alternate map of the United States that represents not just geography but narrative traditions, cultural heritage, and divergent approaches.

Contributors... Read more





.
.
.
.
.
.