ISBN 9781408859971,Problems with People: Stories

Problems with People: Stories



Bloomsbury Publishing

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9781408859971

ISBN-10 1408859971

Paper Back

Number of Pages 176 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Problems with People is a rare and extraordinary collection of ten heartfelt stories, which explore the mysteries of love and are instilled with David Guterson's signature gifts for characterization, psychological implications, emotional suspense and evocation of the natural world. The book comprises of ten selected stories with predominant unnamed, middle-age protagonists. The stories portray men and women who have experienced many problems in life. Whether its loneliness, anxiety, or depression, the central characters suffer an inconsistent fear of and desire for intimacy and affection. The stories included in the book are Paradise, Tenant, Pilanesberg, Politics, Feedback, Hot Springs, Krassavitseh, Shadow, Photograph and Hush. Problems with People will make for an engaging and enthralling read for those who enjoy short stories.

About David Guterson

David Guterson is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, journalist and essayist. Before writing professionally, David worked as a teacher for nearly twelve years. It was during his teaching career that he began publishing stories and essays in small magazines. He is best-known as the author of Snow Falling on Cedars, which received the 1995 PEN/Faulkner Award. His other important works include East of the Mountains, Our Lady of the Forest, The Other, and Ed King