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  This Boy's Life : A Memoir Fiction writer Tobias Wolff electrified critics with his scarifying 1989 memoir, which many deemed as notable for its artful structure and finely wrought prose as for the events it describes. The story is pretty grim: Teenaged Wolff moves with his divorced mother from Florida to Utah to Washington... Read more

  In Pharaoh's Army : Memories of the Lost War Novelist and memoirist Tobias Wolff gives us a remarkable book about Vietnam in which already terrible routine events--going to the PX for a carton of smokes along a road almost certain to be booby-trapped, say--mingle with moments of transcendent ghastliness. Reminiscent of Michael Herr's ... Read more

  The Night in Question : Stories Author most recently of a stunningly clear-eyed memoir, This Boy's Life, Tobias Wolff's new collection of short stories maintains a similar steady gaze on his fictional creations. The author steels himself with a fine sense of irony and an awareness of moral ambiguity against the unjust suffering... Read more

  In the Garden of the North American Martyrs The winner of the prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award for his novella The Barracks Thief now presents a collection of 12 short stories that showcase his extraordinary talent. Fondly yet sharply drawn, Wolff's characters stumble over each other in their baffled yet resolute search for the "right path."... Read more

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