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by Frederick Busch

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ISBN:
087923511X
Author:
Frederick Busch
Language:
English
Publisher:
David R. Godine (July 1, 1984)
Pages:
275 pages
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Frederick Busch (1941–2006) was the recipient of many honors, including an American Academy of Arts and Letters Fiction Award, a National Jewish Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award

Frederick Busch (1941–2006) was the recipient of many honors, including an American Academy of Arts and Letters Fiction Award, a National Jewish Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award. The prolific author of sixteen novels and six collections of short stories, Busch is renowned for his writing’s emotional nuance and minimal, plainspoken style. A native of Brooklyn, New York, he lived most of his Frederick Busch (1941–2006) was the recipient of many honors, including an American Academy of Arts and Letters Fiction Award, a National Jewish Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award.

I just completed reading these ten stories and found them all very touching and masterful. There is much here that I need to read again and consider more thoughtfully. It is a little scary to me that anyone can be as perceptive as this author.

Marge turned and walked to the foot of the steps. Ben stood, watching Ethan sweep. Then he turned too and followed his wife. When Marge was in the kitchen, and Ben was halfway there, Ethan called, Hey, Dad? Dad?

Bibliographic Details. Title: Too Late American Boyhood Blues: Ten Stories. Collects ten stories about boyhood in America, but reveals more about boys who age but cannot grow up.

Bibliographic Details. Publisher: David R. Godine. Publication Date: 1984. All defects seen are stated: a microtear or micronick is a defect smaller than 1/16 of an inch, but visible. Visit Seller's Storefront.

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These luminous, risky stories by Frederick Busch make art out of the complications of everyday life. They come from a brilliant mind and a large heart, and their many pleasures and insights resonate long after the reading. Never unkind to his characters, he forgave inadequacy if it was genuine, an honest struggle. And of all the writers I can think of, Fred was the most impatient with inauthentic feeling. That richness of spirit, that passion and wit, made his stories indispensable.

Too Late American Boyhood Blues: Ten Stories (1984). Absent Friends (1989). The Stories of Frederick Busch (2013). A Dangerous Profession: A Book about the Writing Life (1998). Children in the Woods: New and Selected Stories (1994). Don't Tell Anyone: Short Stories and a Novella (2000). Rescue Missions (2006).

Busch's talents for intimate emotional observation seem to be fraying-on the evidence of his recent, confused novel, Invisible .

Busch's talents for intimate emotional observation seem to be fraying-on the evidence of his recent, confused novel, Invisible Mending, and now this set of repetitious, single-noted, dimension-poor stories. The American boy-man of the title appears as a constant in each, whether he's a doctor or a writer or an expatriate; this essentially unvarying character is no longer married; he trades heavily on old relationships, tries unsuccessfully to rekindle past affections, and frequently refers himself back to semi-Arcadian memories of growing up in Flatbush

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Too Late American Boyhood Blues: Ten Stories (short stories) 1984. The entire section is 137 words. Frederick Busch's accomplished and disturbing stories operate as if they're soundings-in which a delicate sensing device is lowered into fissures in the surfaces of marriage and family life, emerging covered with fragmented, bloodied, incriminating minutiae

Collects ten stories about boyhood in America, but reveals more about boys who age but cannot grow up