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Beach : Stories by the Sand and Sea

by Lena Lencek (Editor), Gideon Bosker (Editor)

Other authors: JG Ballard (Contributor), Whitney Balliett (Contributor), Kay Boyle (Contributor), T.C. Boyle (Contributor), Albert Camus (Contributor)17 more, Rachel Carson (Contributor), John Cheever (Contributor), Anton Chekhov (Contributor), Cyrus Colter (Contributor), Diane Johnson (Contributor), Takeshi Kaiko (Contributor), Jamaica Kincaid (Contributor), Doris Lessing (Contributor), David Malouf (Contributor), Ethan Mordden (Contributor), Vladimir Nabokov (Contributor), Russ Rymer (Contributor), John Steinbeck (Contributor), Graham Swift (Contributor), Michel Tournier (Contributor), John Updike (Contributor), Monica Wesolowska (Contributor)

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J. D. Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Bananafish," John Cheever's "Goodbye, My Brother," Doris Lessing's "Through the Tunnel": These and dozens of other beloved stories share the beach as their setting. In fact, it is remarkable how many of the finest writers have set stories and novels in whole or in part at the beach -- and how often they use this locale to explore the great themes of love, loss, death, family, and redemption. Beach brings together, for the first time, the very best of this literary tradition, including stories, novel excerpts, and narrative nonfiction.… (more)
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Lencek, LenaEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bosker, GideonEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Ballard, JGContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Balliett, WhitneyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boyle, KayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boyle, T.C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Camus, AlbertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carson, RachelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cheever, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chekhov, AntonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Colter, CyrusContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, DianeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kaiko, TakeshiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kincaid, JamaicaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lessing, DorisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Malouf, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mordden, EthanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nabokov, VladimirContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rymer, RussContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steinbeck, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Swift, GrahamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tournier, MichelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Updike, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wesolowska, MonicaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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J. D. Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Bananafish," John Cheever's "Goodbye, My Brother," Doris Lessing's "Through the Tunnel": These and dozens of other beloved stories share the beach as their setting. In fact, it is remarkable how many of the finest writers have set stories and novels in whole or in part at the beach -- and how often they use this locale to explore the great themes of love, loss, death, family, and redemption. Beach brings together, for the first time, the very best of this literary tradition, including stories, novel excerpts, and narrative nonfiction.

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