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A stranger in this world

stories

by Kevin Canty

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kevin Canty.
      SeriesVintage contemporaries
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3553.A56 S7 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination180 p. ;
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1275212M
      ISBN 100679763945
      LC Control Number95006780

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About the Author. Kevin Canty is the award-winning author of the novels Into the Great Wide Open, Nine Below Zero, and Winslow in Love, as well as the short story collections Honeymoon and Other Stories, A Stranger in This World, and Where the Money Went.

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"An absorbing exploration of solitude and man’s eroding relationship with the natural world. Though the ‘stranger’ in the title is Knight, one closes the book with the sense that Knight, like all seers, is the only sane person in a world gone insane—that modern civilization has made us strangers to ourselves." —Nathaniel Rich, The Atlantic/5(K).

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