Emperor of the Air

by Ethan Canin

EMPEROR OF THE AIR "explores tricky family relationships and tender moments of self-discovery with a voice of compassion rarely found in contemporary short fiction" (San Francisco Chronicle). Whether his characters are struggling to save trees in their yards, their marriages, or themselves, Cannin renders their moments of revelation with rich observation, energy, humor, and grace.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780618004140
  • ISBN-10: 0618004149
  • Pages: 192
  • Publication Date: 09/15/1999
  • Carton Quantity: 44

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  • About the Book
    EMPEROR OF THE AIR "explores tricky family relationships and tender moments of self-discovery with a voice of compassion rarely found in contemporary short fiction" (San Francisco Chronicle). Whether his characters are struggling to save trees in their yards, their marriages, or themselves, Cannin renders their moments of revelation with rich observation, energy, humor, and grace.

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    "The stories prove Canin guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of brilliance." Boston Globe

    "A series of shots that find their target with devastating accuracy and frequent grace." The Los Angeles Times

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