The Half You Don't Know

The Half You Don't Know

Selected Stories

eBook - 2012
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This collection of stories represents the best of Peter Cameron's work from the 1980s, much of it first published in the New Yorker, the Kenyon Review, and the Yale Review. In these richly layered stories, sophisticated urbanites and lonely drifters alike face down the sad limitations to their dreams. Highlights include the O. Henry Award-winning stories "Excerpts from Swan Lake," about a young gay couple from New York coping with suburban suspicion, and "Homework," about a boy yearning for the order of the classroom after cutting school to deal with the death of his dog.
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, 2012, c1997.
ISBN: 9781453250365
1453250360
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Alternative Title: Half you do not know
Summary: This collection of stories represents the best of Peter Cameron's work from the 1980s, much of it first published in the New Yorker, the Kenyon Review, and the Yale Review. In these richly layered stories, sophisticated urbanites and lonely drifters alike face down the sad limitations to their dreams. Highlights include the O. Henry Award-winning stories "Excerpts from Swan Lake," about a young gay couple from New York coping with suburban suspicion, and "Homework," about a boy yearning for the order of the classroom after cutting school to deal with the death of his dog.

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