The Stories of Frederick Busch [First edition] 9780393239546, 9780393241945, 0393239543

A contemporary of Ann Beattie and Tobias Wolff, Frederick Busch was a master craftsman of the form; his subjects were si

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English Pages viii, 493 pages ; 25 cm Year 2013;2014

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The Stories of Frederick Busch [First edition]
 9780393239546, 9780393241945, 0393239543

Table of contents :
Hardwater country (1974, 1979): Widow water --
The lesson of the Hôtel Lotti --
Family circle --
What you might as well call love --
Too late American boyhood blues (1984): The settlement of Mars --
Rise and fall --
Absent friends (1985): Ralph the Duck --
Orbits --
Naked --
Dog song --
Reruns --
Name the name --
To the hoop --
The children in the woods (1994): Dream abuse --
The page --
Don't tell anyone (2000): Heads --
Bob's your uncle --
Joy of cooking --
The Ninth, in e minor --
Vespers --
Timberline --
Still the same old story --
Are we pleasing you tonight? --
The baby in the box --
Domicile --
Rescue missions (2006): Good to go --
The small salvation --
The bottom of the glass --
Metal fatigue --
Patrols.

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