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Park City (1998) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Beattie's characters embark on stoned cross-country odysseys with lovers who may leave them before the engine cools. They comfort each other amid the ashes of failed relationships and in hospital waiting rooms. They try to locate themselves in a world where all the old landmarks have been turned into theme parks.

Contents:
  • Park City
  • Cosmos
  • Second Question
  • Going Home with Uccello
  • The Siamese Twins Go Snorkeling
  • Zalla
  • Ed and Dave Visit the City
  • The Four-Night Fight
  • Distortions
  • Vermont
  • Wolf Dreams
  • Dwarf House
  • Snakes' Shoes
  • Secrets and Surprises
  • Weekend
  • A Vintage Thunderbird
  • Shifting
  • The Lawn Party
  • Colorado
  • The Burning House
  • Learning to Fall
  • The Cinderella Waltz
  • Jacklighting
  • Waiting
  • Desire
  • Greenwich Time
  • Where You'll Find Me
  • Janus
  • In the White Night
  • Heaven on a Summer Night
  • Summer People
  • Skeletons
  • What Was Mine
  • The Working Girl
  • In Amalfi
  • Windy Day at the Reservoir
  • Imagine a Day at the End of Your Life

Original title: Park City
Alternative titles: Park City: New and Selected Stories
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction


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Edition #1: Park City

Park City (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "There is a kind of magnificence to Ann Beattie's Park City...One feels amazed at the confidence, steadiness and quality of her work." The New York Times Book Review
  • "Like a boxed set of Miles Davis CDs...both superb in itself and an essential piece of history....Beattie is one of our era's most vital masters of the short form." The Washington Post Book World
  • "Graceful and rewarding." The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • "Beattie has a facility...that is breathtaking, a fluidity that delights...She is one of the most influential short-fiction writers of her generation." Newsday
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Manifested in:

Park City (June 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780679781332
Dimensions: 5.24 x 8.04 x 1.17 in
Pages: 496

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