The shell collector: stories
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The exquisitely crafted stories in Anthony Doerr's acclaimed debut collection take readers from the African coast to the pine forests of Montana to the damp moors of Lapland, charting a vast physical and emotional landscape. Doerr explores the human condition in all its varieties-metamorphosis, grief, fractured relationships, and slowly mending hearts-and conjures nature in both its beautiful abundance and crushing power. Some of his characters contend with tremendous hardship; some discover unique gifts; all are united by their ultimate deference to the mysteries of the universe outside themselves.
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|Grouping Title||shell collector|
|Grouping Author||doerr anthony|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-02-16 23:53:08PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-02-16 00:22:08AM|
|available_at_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids|
|detailed_location_catalog||Bellevue - Adult Fiction, Goodlettsville - Adult Fiction|
The "perilously beautiful" (Boston Globe) first story collection by the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All The Light We Cannot See.
The exquisitely crafted stories in Anthony Doerr’s debut collection take readers from the African Coast to the pine forests of Montana to the damp moors of Lapland, charting a vast physical and emotional landscape. Doerr explores the human condition in all its varieties—metamorphosis, grief, fractured relationships, and slowly mending hearts—conjuring nature in both its beautiful abundance and crushing power. Some of the characters in these stories contend with hardships; some discover unique gifts; all are united by their ultimate deference to the ravishing universe outside themselves.
|isbn||9780743212748, 9780743223621, 9781439190050|
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|literary_form_full||Fiction, Short Stories|
|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Goodlettsville|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000175433|Book|Books||English|Scribner,|2002.|219 p. ; 23 cm., overdrive:181ad037-39a2-47cb-86ed-c09e931551d6|eBook|eBook||English|Scribner|2002||
|subject_facet||Short stories, American|
|title_display||The shell collector : stories|
|title_full||The Shell Collector Stories, The shell collector : stories / Anthony Doerr|
|title_short||The shell collector :|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Literature, Short Stories, Short stories, American|