We Live in Water: Stories Jess Walter

We Live in Water: Stories

Author: Jess Walter
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Book Title
We Live in Water: Stories
Author
Jess Walter
ISBN
9780061926624
ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019From the New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins, the first collection of short fiction from Jess Walter--a suite of diverse and searching stories about personal struggle and diminished dreams, all of them marked by the wry wit, keen eye, and generosity of spirit that has made him a bookseller and reader favoriteThese twelve stories--published over the last five years in Harper's, The Best American Short Stories, McSweeney's, Playboy, and other publications--veer from comic tales of love to social satire to suspenseful crime fiction, from hip Portland to once-hip Seattle to never-hip Spokane, from a condemned casino in Las Vegas to a bottomless lake in the dark woods of Idaho. This is a world of lost fathers and redemptive conmen, of meth tweakers on desperate odysseys and men committing suicide by fishing.We Live in Water is a darkly comic, heartfelt collection of stories from a "ridiculously talented writer" (New York Times), "one of the freshest voices in American literature" (Dallas Morning News).--Portland MercuryBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Jess WalterPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 02/12/2013ISBN: 9780061926624Pages: 192Weight: 0.30lbsSize: 7.80h x 5.20w x 0.60dAward: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award - WinnerAward: Washington State Book Award - FinalistReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2012Publishers Weekly 12/24/2012Booklist 01/01/2013 pg. 40Entertainment Weekly 02/15/2013 pg. 70Shelf Awareness 02/15/2013New York Times Book Review 02/17/2013 pg. 22New York Times Book Review 02/10/2013 pg. 9People Weekly 03/11/2013 pg. 57Entertainment Weekly 12/27/2013 pg. 14

ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins, the first collection of short fiction from Jess Walter--a suite of diverse and searching stories about personal struggle and diminished dreams, all of them marked by the wry wit, keen eye, and generosity of spirit that has made him a bookseller and reader favorite

These twelve stories--published over the last five years in Harper's, The Best American Short Stories, McSweeney's, Playboy, and other publications--veer from comic tales of love to social satire to suspenseful crime fiction, from hip Portland to once-hip Seattle to never-hip Spokane, from a condemned casino in Las Vegas to a bottomless lake in the dark woods of Idaho. This is a world of lost fathers and redemptive conmen, of meth tweakers on desperate odysseys and men committing suicide by fishing.

We Live in Water is a darkly comic, heartfelt collection of stories from a "ridiculously talented writer" (New York Times), "one of the freshest voices in American literature" (Dallas Morning News).

--Portland Mercury

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jess Walter
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 02/12/2013
ISBN: 9780061926624
Pages: 192
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 7.80h x 5.20w x 0.60d
Award: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award - Winner
Award: Washington State Book Award - Finalist

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2012
Publishers Weekly 12/24/2012
Booklist 01/01/2013 pg. 40
Entertainment Weekly 02/15/2013 pg. 70
Shelf Awareness 02/15/2013
New York Times Book Review 02/17/2013 pg. 22
New York Times Book Review 02/10/2013 pg. 9
People Weekly 03/11/2013 pg. 57
Entertainment Weekly 12/27/2013 pg. 14

ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins, the first collection of short fiction from Jess Walter--a suite of diverse and searching stories about personal struggle and diminished dreams, all of them marked by the wry wit, keen eye, and generosity of spirit that has made him a bookseller and reader favorite

These twelve stories--published over the last five years in Harper's, The Best American Short Stories, McSweeney's, Playboy, and other publications--veer from comic tales of love to social satire to suspenseful crime fiction, from hip Portland to once-hip Seattle to never-hip Spokane, from a condemned casino in Las Vegas to a bottomless lake in the dark woods of Idaho. This is a world of lost fathers and redemptive conmen, of meth tweakers on desperate odysseys and men committing suicide by fishing.

We Live in Water is a darkly comic, heartfelt collection of stories from a "ridiculously talented writer" (New York Times), "one of the freshest voices in American literature" (Dallas Morning News).

--Portland Mercury

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jess Walter
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 02/12/2013
ISBN: 9780061926624
Pages: 192
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 7.80h x 5.20w x 0.60d
Award: Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award - Winner
Award: Washington State Book Award - Finalist

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 12/15/2012
Publishers Weekly 12/24/2012
Booklist 01/01/2013 pg. 40
Entertainment Weekly 02/15/2013 pg. 70
Shelf Awareness 02/15/2013
New York Times Book Review 02/17/2013 pg. 22
New York Times Book Review 02/10/2013 pg. 9
People Weekly 03/11/2013 pg. 57
Entertainment Weekly 12/27/2013 pg. 14