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ISBN-10: 0393292282

ISBN-13: 9780393292282

ISBN-10: 1684412102

ISBN-13: 9781684412105

A searing, poignantly rendered selection of tales chronicling the lives of standard humans scuffling with the forces of affection and loss, from "one of the good unsung writers of our time" (Colum McCann).

In fifteen superbly wrought stories—ranging from occupied Czechoslovakia to California’s imperative Valley to the rainforests of the Pacific Northwest—Mark Slouka explores moments in lifestyles whilst our again is to the wall. the most forceful American writers of his new release, Slouka captures the intensity and emotional variety of an array of characters—from a tender boy trying to protect his father from painful stories in "The Hare’s masks" to a lonely guy whose cherished puppy inexplicably starts off to sprout razor blades from her dermis in "Dog."

Whether scuffling with the tip of wish, the actual fact of injustice, or demise itself, the lads and ladies in those tales are doing every little thing attainable to tighten their grip on existence. In "Crossing," a father hoping to make amends for his mess ups unearths himself dealing with his prior whereas fording a river along with his younger son on his again; in "Conception," a tender couple frozen via the potential finish in their marriage is obtainable an unforeseen long ago; in "Half-Life," a proud, getting older shut-in unearths her unravel demonstrated by way of a unprecedented customer decided to shatter her solitude.

Like its identify, All that's Left Is All That Matters consoles us with life’s soft humor and unforeseen moments of redemption within the face of heartbreak, tragedy, and dislocation.

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