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Werewolves in their youth

stories

by Michael Chabon

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Published by Picador USA in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • 20th century
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.,
    • Life change events -- Fiction.,
    • Psychological fiction, American.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Chabon.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3553.H15 W4 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50082M
      ISBN 100312254385
      LC Control Number99054101

        Michael Chabon is the author of two collections of short stories, `A Model World' and `Werewolves in their Youth', the novels `The Mysteries of Pittsburgh', `Wonder Boys', `The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay', `The Yiddish Policemen's Union' and `Telegraph Avenue', and the non-fiction books `Maps and Legends and Manhood for Amateurs'. `Wonder /5(K). Get this from a library! Werewolves in their youth: stories. [Michael Chabon] -- A powerful and wonderfully written collection of stories about people caught at moments of change.

      At times darkly funny, and others achingly beautiful, Werewolves in Their Youth renders the sad compromises of adulthood and the vivid fantasies of childhood with clarity and ebook features a biography of the author. Perhaps his most daring genre work is the short story “In the Black Mill,” an homage to Lovecraft that first appeared in Playboy and later in his collection Werewolves in Their Youth. For my money, “In the Black Mill” is the greatest Lovecraft-inspired work ever written.

      Read "Werewolves in Their Youth Stories" by Michael Chabon available from Rakuten Kobo. By the New York Times–bestselling author of Moonglow: “When you read these stories, it may strike you how seldom you com /5.   The collection opens with the title story, 'Werewolves in their Youth', a story of absent fathers that manages to enter convincingly into a child's perspective. The father in 'Son of the Wolfman' is also absent, albeit in a more startling fashion, yet the stories follow a similar path of withdrawl and reconciliation/5(41).


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Michael Chabon's, Werewolves in Their Youth, is a collection of nine short stories where divorce often plays a leading role and often not a pretty of the narrators are male, frequently but not always, young men. I'm not sure why, but my favorite stories had children in them, although sometimes these children had a tiny and nonspeaking role: the title story, Son /5.

--Michael Carroll, Los Angeles Times Book Review About the Author Michael Chabon is the bestselling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Werewolves in Their Youth, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Wonder Boys, and The Mysteries of by: 1.

Werewolves in Their Youth I HAD KNOWN HIM as a bulldozer, as a samurai, as an android programmed to kill, as Plastic Man and Titanium Man and Matter-Eater Lad, as a Buick Electra, as a Peterbilt truck, and even, for a week, as the Mackinac Bridge, but it was as a werewolf that Timothy Stokes finally went too far.

Michael Chabon (b. ) is an acclaimed and bestselling author whose works include the Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (). Chabon achieved literary fame at age twenty-four with his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (), which was a major critical and commercial then published Wonder Boys (), /5(60).

Michael Chabon is the bestselling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Werewolves in Their Youth, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Wonder Boys, and The Mysteries Werewolves in their youth book er & Clay won the Pulitzer Prize.

In Wonder Boys was adapted Werewolves in their youth book a critically acclaimed film starring Michael Douglas. Chabon was born in 4/4(6). His story collections A Model World and Other Stories () and Werewolves in Their Youth () further displayed Chabon’s literary talents, but he cemented his place among the country’s foremost novelists with the publication of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.

"Werewolves in Their Youth" captures at once the magical imagination of youth--playing super-hero, android, or werewolf--and the harrowing, confusing reality that insists on breaking in when those childish fantasies go too far.

It reads like a mature, modern Ray Bradbury, yet with a more satisfying and non-artificial ending.5/5(5). Michael Chabon reads an excerpt from his short story Werewolves in Their Youth, from his collection of the same name, about an act of kid logic that succeeds where adult logic most recent book is Telegraph Avenue.(16 minutes).

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Michael Chabon. Michael Chabon is the bestselling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Werewolves in Their Youth, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Wonder Boys, and The Mysteries of er & Clay won the Pulitzer Prize.

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Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version. Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Werewolves in Their Youth. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%().

“Werewolves in Their Youth” is already a pleasure without them, leaving readers looking forward to his next book while savoring this one. After “Mysteries of Pittsburgh,” as a suddenly famous and very young writer, Michael Chabon was saddled with the burden of promise, and he’s worked hard since then to fulfill those impossible.

Michael Chabon is the author of two collections of short stories, ‘A Model World’ and ‘Werewolves in their Youth’, the novels ‘The Mysteries of Pittsburgh’, ‘Wonder Boys’, ‘The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay’, ‘The Yiddish Policemen’s Union’ and ‘Telegraph Avenue’, and the non-fiction books ‘Maps and Legends and Manhood for Amateurs’/5(7).

here are no happy families in "Werewolves in Their Youth" -- just different varieties of marital distress, filial rage, paternal disappointment. In his earlier work ("The Mysteries of Pittsburgh," "A Model World"), the talented Michael Chabon has tended to focus on boys trying to come to terms with their fathers, children trying to make sense.

Werewolves in Their Youth - Stories Michael Chabon. Publisher: Open Road Media 2 4 0 Summary By the New York Times–bestselling author of Moonglow: “When you read these stories, it may strike you how seldom you come across really beautiful writing” (USA Today). Werewolves in their Youth: Stories.

by CHABON, Michael Seller Orpheus Books Published Condition Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Edition First edition / First printing.

ISBN Item Price $. Werewolves in Their Youth takes us into the hearts and lives of young people and people in midlife caught at emotional moments of turning point and change. In the opening story, "Werewolves in Their Youth," a boy attempts to help a troubled classmate, only to uncover the even more perplexing troubles of the adults around them.5/5(1).

Michael Chabon is the bestselling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Werewolves in Their Youth, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, Wonder Boys, and The Mysteries of er & Clay won the Pulitzer Prize. In Wonder Boys was adapted into a critically acclaimed film starring Michael Douglas.

Chabon was born in. A mixed second collection of nine stories by novelist Chabon (A Model World, ; Wonder Boys,etc.), mostly set in the Pacific Northwest. Domestic life has been the dominant subject of literary stories for many years, and the variations on it seem to be pretty well played out by now.

Most of the characters in Chabon's tales are afflicted family men and women trying. Chabon, Michael WEREWOLVES IN THEIR YOUTH: A mixed second collection of nine stories by novelist Chabon (A Model World, ; Wonder Boys,etc.), mostly set in the Pacific Northwest. Domestic life has been the dominant subject of literary stories for many years, and the variations on it seem to be pretty well played out by now.You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Michael Chabon is "Updike without the condescension," wrote James Hynes in the Washington Post Book World, "Cheever without the self-pity, a young American Nabokov who writes with a rueful joie de /5(10).