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Night Swimming


Pete Fromm


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Hardcover (9/1/1999)


Filled with admiration for his characters and the hope they bring to their day to day dilemmas, Night Swimming has affirmed Pete Fromm's reputation as one of the nation's best writers.

Praise For Night Swimming: Stories

Night Swimming is a knock-out collection, a big, beautiful breakout for Fromm.” —Thom Jones

“With Night Swimming, Pete Fromm exceeds expectation: great range here, great delicacy, great news.” —Nicholas Delbanco

Night Swimming is a joy to read.” —Chris Offutt

“Fromm is the real deal.” —The Portland Oregonian

“Another stellar collection that showcases Fromm's impressive dexterity.” —The Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“Fromm's works are shrewd reminders of how perfectly art can illuminate the petty indecencies of everyday life.” —The Boston Phoenix

Picador, 9780312263638, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2000

About the Author

PETE FROMM is a five time winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award for his novels If Not For This, As Cool as I Am, and How All This Started, his story collection Dry Rain, and the memoir Indian Creek Chronicles. The film of As Cool as I Am was released in 2013. He is also the author of several other story collections and has published over two hundred stories in magazines. He is on the faculty of Oregon’s Pacific University’s Low-Residency MFA Program and lives in Montana. His second memoir The Names of the Stars: A Life in the Wilds was named an Honor Book in the 2016 Montana Book Awards.