These people, so different on the surface, all lead lives distorted by dreams, devoid of passion, imagination and vitality.
Ann Beattie's style--clipped, cool and concise--gives us cameo portraits of her characters, freezing them in time and space, accentuating the emptiness of their lives.
|Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
About the Author
Hometown:Maine and Key West, Florida
Date of Birth:September 8, 1947
Place of Birth:Washington, D.C.
Education:B.A., American University, 1969; M.A., University of Connecticut, 1970