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Author Wideman, John Edgar, author.

Title American histories : stories / John Edgar Wideman.

Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2018.
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Description ix, 227 pages ; 22 cm
Summary In this singular collection, John Edgar Wideman, the acclaimed author of -- "JB & FD""Maps and Ledgers""Williamsburg Bridge" "My Dead" Navigating an extraordinary range of subject and tone, Wideman challenges the boundaries of traditional forms, and delivers unforgettable, immersive narratives that touch the very core of what it means to be alive. An extended meditation on family, history, and loss, American Histories weaves together historical fact, philosophical wisdom, and deeply personal vignettes. More than the sum of its parts, this is Wideman at his best--emotionally precise and intellectually stimulating--an extraordinary collection by a master.
Subject Life -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Life change events -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Genre Short stories.
ISBN 9781501178344 (hardcover)
1501178342 (hardcover)
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