Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories

Mosby's Memoirs and Other Stories

Book - 1996
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In six darkly comic tales, Saul Bellow presents the human experience in all its preposterousness, poignancy, and pathos. In the title story, a professor well-known for his wit struggles to animate his memoirs as he teeters on the brink of despair ; in "The Old System," a distinguished biochemist tries to find room in his his life for love ; and in "A Father-to-Be," a man is startled to find himself seated next to his future adult son on a New York subway. The other stories, too, reflect Bellow's special ability to depict men and women confronting, in highly idiosyncratic ways, the enigmas and oddites of existence.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1996.
ISBN: 9780140189452
0140189459
Branch Call Number: FIC BELLOW, SAUL
Characteristics: 184 pages ; 20 cm

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