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Distortions (1976) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Beattie captures perfectly the profound longings that came to define an entire generation with insight, compassion and humor.

  • Dwarf House
  • Snakes' Shoes
  • Fancy Flights
  • Imagined Scenes
  • Wally Whistles Dixie
  • Marshall's Dog
  • Downhill
  • Hale Hardy and the Amazing Animal Woman
  • Four Stories About Lovers
  • A Platonic Relationship
  • Eric Clapton's Lover
  • Wolf Dreams
  • Wanda's
  • The Parking Lot
  • Vermont
  • Gaps
  • It's Just Another Day in Big Bear City, California
  • Victor Blue
  • The Lifeguard

Original title: Distortions
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Edition #1: Distortions

Distortions (1976)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Magnificent, a pleasure, a significant literary debut." The New York Times
  • "Life as it is lived...One doesn't know whether to cheer or weep, but one goes on reading." Detroit Free Press
  • "Beattie is a writer's writer." Boston Evening Globe
  • "Ann Beattie is both painful and funny. She is a writer for all audiences, combining a remarkable array of skills with material of wide popular appeal. Her characters inhabit our contemporary world and brood like us about their loves, families, and lives. They compose a wide-screen panorama of life in these United States." The New York Times Book Review
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Distortions (January 1991)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780679732358
Dimensions: 5.16 x 8.03 x .63 in
Pages: 288

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