Ordinary Life: Stories

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Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Ballantine Books
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
4.95 X 0.56 X 8.31 inches | 0.42 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812968132
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About the Author

Elizabeth Berg's novels Open House, The Pull of the Moon, Range of Motion, What We Keep, Never Change, and Until the Real Thing Comes Along were bestsellers. Durable Goods and Joy School were selected as ALA Best Books of the Year. Talk Before Sleep was an ABBY finalist and a New York Times bestseller. In 1997, Berg won the NEBA Award in fiction, and in 2000 her novel Open House was named an Oprah's Book Club selection. She lives in Chicago.

Reviews

"Immediate, moment-to-moment storytelling that unfolds with the naturalism and authenticity of real life." --The Boston Globe

"An extraordinary short story collection that deserves our closest attention." --Detroit Free Press

"Elizabeth Berg's gift as a storyteller lies most powerfully in her ability to find the extraordinary in the ordinary, the remarkable in the everyday." --The Boston Globe

"Berg's...deftly drawn pictures of ordinary life can help remind us of its oft-unheeded charms." --Los Angeles Times