New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
<< Previous bookNext book >>
book cover of 

Perfect Recall

Perfect Recall

(1999)
A collection of stories by

 
A moving and beautifully written collection of short stories from the award-winning author of FALLING IN PLACE (Vintage). Ann Beattie published her first short story in The New Yorker in 1972. Twenty-eight years later, she received the 2000 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. She is, as the Washington Post said, "one of our era's most vital masters of the short form." The eleven stories in her new work are peopled by characters coming to terms with the legacies of long-held family myths or confronting altered circumstances, new frailty or sudden, unlikely success. Beattie's ear for language, her complex and subtle wit, and her profound compassion are unparalleled. From the elegiac story "The Famous Poet, Amid Bougainvillea," in which two men trade ruminations on illness, art, and servitude, to "The Big-Breasted Pilgrim," wherein a famous chef gets a series of bewildering phone calls from George Stephanopoulos, PERFECT RECALL comprises Beattie's strongest work in years. It is a riveting commentary on the way we live now by a spectacular prose artist.

 
Used availability for Ann Beattie's Perfect Recall


See all available used copies of this book at Abebooks UK or Abebooks US
 

Hardback Editions

January 2001 : USA Hardback
Title: Perfect Recall
Author(s): Ann Beattie
ISBN: 0-7432-1169-3 / 978-0-7432-1169-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: Perfect Recall: New Stories
Author(s): Ann Beattie
ISBN: 1-4177-2074-3 / 978-1-4177-2074-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

April 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: Perfect Recall: New Stories
Author(s): Ann Beattie
ISBN: 0-7432-1170-7 / 978-0-7432-1170-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2001 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Perfect Recall: A Story by Ann Beattie
Author(s): Ann Beattie
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

April 2001 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Perfect Recall: A Story by Ann Beattie
Author(s): Ann Beattie
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon UK   



Search for