Mothers and sons : stories
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New York : Scribner, c2007.
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Book
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271 pages ; 23 cm.
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Each of the nine stories in this beautifully written, intensely intimate collection centers on a transformative moment that alters the delicate balance of power between mother and son, or changes the way they perceive one another. With exquisite grace and eloquence, To ibi n writes of men and women bound by convention, by unspoken emotions, by the stronghold of the past. Many are trapped in lives they would not choose again, if they ever chose at all. A man buries his mother and converts his grief to desire in one night. A famous singer captivates an audience, yet cannot beguile her own estranged son. And in "A Long Winter," Colm To ibi n's finest piece of cction to date, a young man searches for his mother in the snow-covered mountains where she has sought escape from the husband who controls and confines her. Winner of numerous awards for his fifth novel, "The Master" -- including the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award -- To ibi n brings to this stunning first collection an acute understanding of human frailty and longing. These are haunting, profoundly moving stories by a writer who is himself a master.
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9781416534655, 1416534652, 9781416534662 (trade pbk.), 1416534660 (trade pbk.)
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Tóibín, C. (2007). Mothers and sons: stories. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tóibín, Colm, 1955-. 2007. Mothers and Sons: Stories. New York: Scribner.

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Tóibín, Colm, 1955-, Mothers and Sons: Stories. New York: Scribner, 2007.

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Tóibín, Colm. Mothers and Sons: Stories. New York: Scribner, 2007. Print.

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