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Problems with People

(2014)
A collection of stories by

 
 
A new couple's first night together is overshadowed by a decades-old story of a lost love. A man takes a two hour walk across Kathmandu to visit his estranged wife in hospital in midst of a Maoist strike. A man accompanies his Holocaust survivor father on a trip to his German city of birth. A newly diagnosed dementia patient misses his last opportunity to see his youngest son. A family is forced to sit through a dinner-time account of the death of their teenage son as their food turns cold on the table. And an unexpected and tender friendship develops between an ailing man and his dog walker.

In Problems with People relationships solidify, crumble and are forged anew. These ten sharply observed stories are imbued with David Guterson's signature gifts for characterisation, psychological nuance, emotional suspense and evocation of the natural world. By turns funny, thought provoking and deeply moving, Guterson deftly taps into the sadness, beauty, joy and complexities of our everyday lives.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

August 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Problems with People: Stories
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 1-4088-5996-3 / 978-1-4088-5996-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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June 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Problems with People: Stories
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 0-385-35148-8 / 978-0-385-35148-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

August 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Problems with People: Stories
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 1-4088-5999-8 / 978-1-4088-5999-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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March 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Problems with People (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 0-345-80742-1 / 978-0-345-80742-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Problems with People: Stories
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 1-4088-5997-1 / 978-1-4088-5997-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Audio Editions

June 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Problems with People: 10 Stories
Author(s): David Guterson
Publisher: Recorded Books
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June 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Problems with People: 10 Stories
Author(s): David Guterson
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Problems with People
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 1-4906-0075-2 / 978-1-4906-0075-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Problems with People: Stories
Author(s): David Guterson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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June 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Problems with People: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): David Guterson
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA