Lost in the City

Edward P. Jones (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$13.99
Publisher
Amistad Press
Publish Date
November 30, 2004
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.29 X 0.71 X 8.01 inches | 0.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060795283
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About the Author

Edward P. Jones, the New York Times bestselling author, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award for The Known World; he also received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004. His first collection of stories, Lost in the City, won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was short listed for the National Book Award. His second collection, All Aunt Hagar's Children, was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award. He has been an instructor of fiction writing at a range of universities, including Princeton. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Reviews

"Original and arresting..[Jones's] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers." -- Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post
"Poignant.Gripping.[Jones] has a careful ear for dialogue." -- Washington Times
"A powerful fiction debut." -- New York Times
"[A] powerful.generous.collection." -- USA Today
A powerful fiction debut. --New York Times
Original and arresting .[Jones s] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers. --Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post
[A] powerful generous collection. --USA Today
Poignant Gripping [Jones] has a careful ear for dialogue. --Washington Times
Although these experiences will be unfamiliar to many readers, Jones instills humanity in his characters and stories. --Library Journal
Jones writes knowingly....His insightful portraits...make this a poignant and promising first effort. --Publishers Weekly
Edward P. Jones has a commanding voice. His collection of stories is arresting. --Terry McMillan, author of Waiting to Exhale
"Jones writes knowingly....His insightful portraits...make this a poignant and promising first effort."--Publishers Weekly
"A powerful fiction debut."--New York Times
"Original and arresting....[Jones's] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers."--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post
"[A] powerful...generous...collection."--USA Today
"Poignant...Gripping...[Jones] has a careful ear for dialogue."--Washington Times
"Although these experiences will be unfamiliar to many readers, Jones instills humanity in his characters and stories."--Library Journal
"Edward P. Jones has a commanding voice. His collection of stories is arresting."--Terry McMillan, author of Waiting to Exhale
"Jones writes knowingly. . . . His insightful portraits . . . make this a poignant and promising first effort."--Publishers Weekly
"Original and arresting. . . . [Jones's] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers."--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post
"Poignant. . . . Gripping. . . . [Jones] has a careful ear for dialogue."--Washington Times