Vermont

Vermont

by Ann Beattie

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Overview

A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection
 
For more than forty years, Ann Beattie’s short fiction has held a mirror up to America, in stories that are ambitious, twisted, and authentic. In “Vermont,” Beattie details the life of a reconfigured family as they search for fulfillment by escaping north.
 
From her debut collection Distortions, which established Ann Beattie as a fresh voice of American fiction, a prodigious master of the short-story, and which continues to influence writers to this day.
 
An eBook short.
 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101970423
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/10/2015
Series: A Vintage Short
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 16
File size: 958 KB

About the Author

Ann Beattie has been included in four O. Henry Award Collections, in John Updike’s The Best American Short Stories of the Century, and in Jennifer Egan’s The Best American Short Stories 2014. In 2000, she received the PEN/Malamud Award for achievement in the short story. In 2005, she received the Rea Award for the Short Story. She was the Edgar Allan Poe Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia (Emerita). She is a member of The American Academy of Arts and Letters and of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She and her husband, Lincoln Perry, live in Maine and Key West, Florida.

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

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