What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Book - 1989
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In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman , Carver establishes his reputation as one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature--a haunting meditation on love, loss, and companionship, and finding one's way through the dark.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books, 1989.
Edition: Vintage Books edition.
Copyright Date: ©1974
ISBN: 9780679723059
Branch Call Number: CAR
Characteristics: 159 pages ; 21 cm


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Nov 30, 2017

This author came recommended from a friend, and it was very disappointing. All of them are half written, if that. They all seem like first drafts. The vocabulary and maturity is at about the dumb teenager level.

May 23, 2016

Great collection! Be sure to also check out, 'Beginners' which contains the prior to editing manuscript version of these stories. Carver's editor had quite the heavy hand.

Mar 24, 2016

I find his stories neither haunting nor interesting. I am just sorry he grew up I such an alcohol-soaked environment.

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