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Sleeping Mask: Fictions

Sleeping Mask: Fictions Best Read || [Peter LaSalle] - Sleeping Mask: Fictions, Sleeping Mask Fictions LaSalle s stories transcend their particulars to show people with dreams dilemmas and disappointments that will move any reader Jhumpa Lahiri Harvard Review Haunting and evocative LaSalle s prose i

  • Title: Sleeping Mask: Fictions
  • Author: Peter LaSalle
  • ISBN: 9781942658184
  • Page: 270
  • Format: Paperback

Sleeping Mask: Fictions Best Read || [Peter LaSalle], Sleeping Mask: Fictions, Peter LaSalle, Sleeping Mask Fictions LaSalle s stories transcend their particulars to show people with dreams dilemmas and disappointments that will move any reader Jhumpa Lahiri Harvard Review Haunting and evocative LaSalle s prose is lyrical at times rhapsodic and his characters memorable Kirkus Reviews starred review The twelve stories of Sleeping Mask written in propulsive fluid LaSalle s stories tr Sleeping Mask: Fictions Best Read || [Peter LaSalle] - Sleeping Mask: Fictions, Sleeping Mask Fictions LaSalle s stories transcend their particulars to show people with dreams dilemmas and disappointments that will move any reader Jhumpa Lahiri Harvard Review Haunting and evocative LaSalle s prose i

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Sleeping Mask: Fictions

About "Peter LaSalle"

  1. Peter LaSalle

    LaSalle graduated from Harvard University with a B.A in 1969, and the University of Chicago with an M.A in 1972.His fiction has appeared in magazines and journals such as AGNI, Antioch Review, Paris Review, Tin House, New England Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Yale Review, Zoetrope All Story, and others His essays, articles, and book reviews have appeared in The Nation, The Progressive, Worldview, Commonweal, The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Sun Times, The Los Angeles Times, and others His work has been included in over 20 anthologies.He has been teaching at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a resident faculty member at the Michener Center for Writers, since 1980, and has held the title of Susan Taylor McDaniel Regents Professor in Creative Writing in the Department of English since 2001 Before that, he taught at Johnson State College in Vermont 1974 76 , Iowa State University 1977 80 , and was a visiting faculty member with Harvard University Summer School from 1985 1997.His awards include the Flannery O Connor Award for Tell Borges If You See Him, the Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction for What I Found Out About Her, theThe Antioch Review Award for Distinguished Prose, an O Henry Award 1991 , and a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship.

420 Comments

  1. I thoroughly enjoyed much of this book with twelve short stories, it was a relatively fast read, and there were just a couple clunkers in there Rating a book of short stories, it s hard to rate the whole thing overall, especially since the last few stories you read have a prevalent cloud over your opinion So, I rated each story as I went Sleeping Mask1 starBoys A New African Fable4 starsE.A.P A Note2 starsThe Flight4.5 starsLunch Across the Bridge4 starsThe Absent Painter5 starsSouthern Majesti [...]


  2. Sleeping Mask Fictions by Peter LaSalleThis book contains twelve short fiction stories Each story is written with vivid detail, pulling you in an not letting go Each powerful, emotionally compelling tale, has memorable characters, and intense themes, it is hard to put down Sleeping Mask Fictions is like none I have ever read before Peter LaSalles writing style is unique and captivating I highly recommend to those who love a great read Titles of stories Sleeping MaskBoys A New African FableE.A.P [...]


  3. An excellent, well written collection by a master of the short story Enchanting prose Includes a child soldier sent to raid a girls boarding school, a Virginia Woolf scholar surviving cancer, a desperate writer living under fascism in a futuristic Latin America, the spirits of recently deceased college students on a tour of the Musee d Orsay in Paris, and a middle aged writer transported back to his childhood on the beach with his mother A lot of themes about fiction and reality, writing and lif [...]



  4. Despite the KIrkus review this book did not appeal to me I graduated from college a long time ago and I found this book to be very pretentious in its prose and too obvious in its attempt to be literary For my reading enjoyment just give me a story I don t want to have to work at understanding it.


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