[AZW] ✓ BOP | By Ø Maxine Chernoff #2020


  • Title: BOP
  • Author: Maxine Chernoff
  • ISBN: 9780394755229
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback

  • BOP By Maxine Chernoff In twelve beautifully articulated stories Maxine Chernoff s characters seek explanations for many of life s circumstances Products of a dwindling counterculture, they find very little has gone the way they planned, but they are able, and sometimes even joyful, improvisers Chernoff employs a range of narrative techniques as she explores cultural totems and examines the irIn twelve beautifully articulated stories Maxine Chernoff s characters seek explanations for many of life s circumstances Products of a dwindling counterculture, they find very little has gone the way they planned, but they are able, and sometimes even joyful, improvisers Chernoff employs a range of narrative techniques as she explores cultural totems and examines the irrational fears and faltering marriages of her highly individual, if not eccentric, characters.Chernoff s sympathetic sense of humor and marvelous ear for the rhythms of contemporary dialogue distinguish the stories in this most impressive debut collection.
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    Commentaires:

    Glenn Russell
    American poet and fiction writer Maxine Chernoff has than two dozen published books to her credit BOP, one of her first, was published as part of the 1980s Vintage Contemporaries series, a dozen finely crafted and frequently humorous short stories mostly set in her native city of Chicago I thoroughly enjoyed reading and would like to share my observations on my very favorite, the title story, BOP, about the curious, somewhat wacky adventures of an older gentleman from Russia who immigrated to t [...]

    Anne Sanow
    Remember that great Vintage Contemporaries paperback series from the 80s, where all of the then It authors were published This slim collection 12 stories in 126 pages got undeservedly overshadowed by stuff like Bright Lights, Big City, but is worth picking up Chernoff has continued to publish widely, but these stories are little gems that hold up well I use The Hills of Andorra when I teach fiction classes Chernoff s ability to capture and convey a good deal of detail in a compressed, precise wa [...]

    Myles
    I have a severe backlog of books to review, but looking at my list I can tell this one is not going to happen I vividly remember this one, or, rather, my impression of this one.Slight and self consciously literary, these stories just don t add up into anything A woman raises a goose with her husband in attempt to fill a void, a young girl invites an immigrant she met in the library over to her mother s for dinner There s skill here certainly, but it left me flat.You can t always judge a book by [...]

    David
    I love these stories LOVE Weird characters, odd stories, off kilter piercing insight, but ordinary in their exposed humanity There is a unique quirk to the prose too that makes it seem different than the so many other stories out there I picked this one up on a total whim at the bookstore and couldn t be happier.

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