Night Swimming: Stories (Paperback)


By Pete Fromm

St. Martins Press-3pl, 9780312263638, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2000



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.

About the Author

Pete Fromm is the author most recently of the novel How All This Started. He won Pacific Northwest Booksellers Awards for the story collection Dry Rain (1997) and the memoir Indian Creek Chronicles (1994). He has published over a hundred stories, earning nominations for the Pushcart Prize, among other honors. He lives with his family in Great Falls, MT.

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