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A Model World free pdf In this compelling collection of short stories, bestselling author Michael Chabon explores adolescent desire, love, friendship and fatherhood, moving subtly and incisively across this powerful emotional ground. Wry and whimsical, but also with intellectual depth, A MODEL WORLD is a collection of eleven wonderful stories about growing up and growing wise. In 'S Angel' a group of wedding guests is hijacked by a fast-talking real estate agent, but not before the bride herself disappears. 'Smoke' takes us to a baseball catcher's funeral, where one of the mourners - a has-been pitcher - confronts the ruins of his career. In the hilarious title story, a graduate student plagiarizes a dissertation on the movement of clouds, only to find himself and his faculty advisor in a parlour game where each player must confess the worst thing he or she h1000as ever done. The second part of the book, 'The Lost World', is a series of stories about a young boy, Nathan Shapiro, who must face the wrenching emotions caused by his parents' bitter divorce. Serious, yet shot through with wit, humour and compassion, these are unforgettable stories from one of America's most celebrated writers.

About Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon is the author of two collections of stories for adults, 'A Model World' and 'Werewolves in their Youth'- a children's book, 'Summerland'- the novels 'The Mysteries of Pittsburgh', 'Wonder Boys' (which has been made into a film) and 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay' (winner of the Pulitzer Prize)- and the short story 'The Final Solution'. He co-wrote the screenplay for Spiderman 2. His short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire and Playboy. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their four children.

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Author : Michael Chabon
Publisher : HarperPerennial
Data Published : 03 March 2008
ISBN : 1841153621
EAN : 9781841153629
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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