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A Relative Stranger

A collection of stories by

Without question Charles Baxter, whose ravishing novel The Feast of Love was a National Book Award finalist, is one of our finest contemporary writers. These two books, set in the Michigan landscape that Baxter has made his own, display his unparalleled gift for revealing the unexpected in everyday life. The often-curious connections of relatives and strangers are illuminated in the thirteen exquisite stories of A Relative Stranger. "You can't just get a brother off the street," a character says, but indeed he does.


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Hardback Editions

September 1990 : USA Hardback

Title: A Relative Stranger
Author(s): Charles Baxter
ISBN: 0-393-02867-4 / 978-0-393-02867-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton
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Paperback Editions

September 2001 : USA Paperback

Title: A Relative Stranger: Stories (Norton Paperback)
Author(s): Charles Baxter
ISBN: 0-393-32220-3 / 978-0-393-32220-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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October 1991 : UK Paperback

Title: A Relative Stranger (Contemporary American Fiction)
Author(s): Charles Baxter
ISBN: 0-14-015628-3 / 978-0-14-015628-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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