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Last Worthless Evening: Four Novellas and Two Stories

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Dubus's stories (now included in his Collected Short Stories & Novellas ) tell of a suburban girl coming beautifully of age as her mother doesn't; a woman who refuses defeat at the hands of her brutal and pathetic husband; an eleven-year-old kid who meets up with a broken, angry, and decidedly dangerous Vietnam vet who takes him into a local bar for a treat. As novelist Richard Ford has said, "Dubus is a patient, resourceful and profound writer who never gives in to convention--although his situations are our situations, ...

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Last Worthless Evening: Four Novellas and Two Stories
1997, David R. Godine Publisher, Boston

ISBN-13: 9781567920673

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Last Worthless Evening: Four Novellas and Two Stories
1994, David R. Godine Publisher, Boston

ISBN-13: 9780879236427

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