Twilight of the Superheroes

Twilight of the Superheroes

ISBN: 0312425937

ISBN 13: 9780312425937

Publication Date: January 23, 2007

Publisher: St. Martins Press-3pl

Pages: 225

Format: Paperback

Author: Deborah Eisenberg

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Deborah Eisenberg is nearly unmatched in her mastery of the short-story form. Now, in her newest collection, she demonstrates once again her virtuosic abilities in precisely distilled, perfectly shaped studies of human connection and disconnection. From a group of friends whose luck in acquiring a luxurious Manhattan sublet turns to disaster as their balcony becomes a front-row seat to the catastrophe of 9/11, to the too painful love of a brother for his schizophrenic sister, Eisenberg brilliantly "illustrates the lives of people rubbed raw by what the fates have sent them" (Vanity Fair).

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