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Music for Wartime: Stories free pdf A spellbinding short story collection from a master of the form, the acclaimed author of "The Hundred-Year House" Rebecca Makkai's first two novels, "The Borrower "and "The Hundred-Year House "have established her as one of the freshest and most imaginative voices in fiction. Now, the acclaimed writer returns with a highly anticipated collection of short stories marked with her signature mix of intelligence, wit, and heart. A reality show producer manipulates two contestants into falling in love, while her own relationship falls apart. Just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a young boy has a revelation about his father's past when a renowned Romanian violinist plays a concert in their home. In an unnamed country, a composer records the folk songs of two women from a village on the brink of destruction. Makkai has been anthologized four times in "The Best American Short Stories "as well as "The Best American Nonrequired Reading." These wide-ranging and deeply moving stories--some inspired by her family history--will delight her many fans, as well as readers of Lorrie Moore, Jim Shepard, and Karen Russell.

About Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai is the author of the acclaimed novels "The Hundred-Year House" and "The Borrower, " an Indie Next pick, an "O Magazine" Fall Reading selection, a "Booklist" Top Ten Debut, and one of "Chicago Magazine"'s choices for best fiction of 2011. Her work has appeared in "The Best American Short Stories" (2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008), "Best American Nonrequired Reading, " "Harper's," "McSweeney's, Tin House," "Ploughshares," " Iowa Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, " and "New England Review, "among others, and has aired on "This American Life." She lives outside Chicago with her husband and two daughters.

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Author : Rebecca Makkai
Publisher : Viking
Data Published : 23 June 2015
ISBN : 0525426698
EAN : 9780525426691
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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