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The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

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Description: Amazon.com Review Amazon Best Books of the Month, November 2011: Don DeLillo, a master of using exactly as many words as he needs to paint the sharpest possible picture, has published his first story collection. Written between 1979 and 2011, the nine short pieces in The Angel Esmeralda sketch a handful of moments--the arc of a circumstantial affair, the explosion of a friendship between two teenagers--with the author’s trademark economy. DeLillo knows his context and characters so well, a sliver of them is enough to engage us completely. As one man puts it, floating through space in the collection opener, “The emptier the l ... (more)
Manufacturer: Scribner
Release date: 2 October 2012
ISBN-10 : 1451659091 | ISBN-13: 9781451659092
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