Short Cuts

Short Cuts

Selected Stories

Book - 1993
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The nine stories and one poem collected in this volume formed the basis for the astonishingly original film "Short Cuts" directed by Robert Altman. Collected altogether in this volume, these stories form a searing and indelible portrait of American innocence and loss. From the collections Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? , Where I'm Calling From , What We Talk About When We Talk About Love , and A New Path to the Waterfall ; including an introduction by Robert Altman. With deadpan humor and enormous tenderness, this is the work of "one of the true contemporary masters" ( The New York Review of Books ).

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1993
ISBN: 9780679748649
0679748644
Branch Call Number: CAR
Characteristics: 157 p. ;,21 cm

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Jan 08, 2018

Its hard to find the right words to denounce this vulgar set vulgar stories of the most common sort of people. The stories have little twists to them that make them a bit surprising or interesting (the O. Henry trick of the trick ending), but there is little else to them; the characters are disgusting, plots gross, vocabulary extremely limited (and without the saving features that redeems minimalist writing styles), and sentences over plain and over simple (its a good book for those wishing to improve their English language skills). The only two stories that I thought were okay were "Will you please be quiet, please?" and "So much water so close to home".

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