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Riassunto: In Bitterness / Seven Stories, David Orsini explores the lives of characters that are tested as well as transformed or defeated by the loss of a spouse or by the loss of children and other relatives during a world war. Some of the characters are tested by the aftermath of a fatal air crash, by terminal illness, and by unrequited love. The troubled human beings who activate their journeys within these pages include war-haunted veterans, a young protagonist who has inadvertently caused the death of his best friend, and a world-weary engineer who enters an unorthodox sexual triangle. These stories often portray characters who make unwise and sometimes perverse choices and who struggle to move forward to a new cycle.
Bitterness / Seven Stories marks the debut of an extraordinary writer. His stories guide the reader into memorable encounters with human beings who stand at the cusp of new self-awareness.
L'autore: David Orsini is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Brown University, where he earned the M.A. and Ph.D. in English Literature. Earlier, he completed his undergraduate work for an Ed.B. at Rhode Island College. He has taught literature, grammar, and composition at Park View Middle School and at Cranston East High School in Cranston, Rhode Island. As an adjunct instructor, he has also taught at Rhode Island College and at Johnson and Wales University. Bitterness / Seven Stories is his first book.
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Descrizione libro SCARITH, 2010. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: As New. Dust Jacket Included. Codice libro della libreria 075729
Descrizione libro SCARITH, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 984406212
Descrizione libro SCARITH, Washington, D. C., 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine. First Edition. A clean, bright copy. ; 1 x 9.1 x 6.2 Inches; 188 pages. Codice libro della libreria 191530
Descrizione libro SCARITH, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. New item. Codice libro della libreria QX-173-21-2725902
Descrizione libro SCARITH, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: As New. Like new condition. Codice libro della libreria XX-173-21-2725902