A Stranger in This World (Paperback)

Stories (Vintage Contemporaries)

By Kevin Canty

Vintage, 9780679763949, 192pp.

Publication Date: August 8, 1995

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Description

In the tradition of the works of Raymond Carver and Richard Ford, this fiction debut shines with verbal brilliance. Disturbing yet compellingly readable, the stories in this collection explore the gap between disappointment and hope, between life as it could be and life as it is.


About the Author

Kevin Canty is the award-winning author of the novels Into the Great Wide OpenNine Below Zero, and Winslow in Love, as well as the short story collections Honeymoon and Other StoriesA Stranger in This World, and Where the Money Went. His most recent book is The Underworld: A Novel, published in 2017. His work has been published in The New YorkerEsquireGQDetailsStory, The New York Times MagazineTin House, and Glimmer Train.  He currently teaches fiction writing at the University of Montana.