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by Jonathan Wilson

Download An Ambulance Is on the Way: Stories of Men in Trouble ePub
  • ISBN 190551235X
  • ISBN13 978-1905512355
  • Language English
  • Author Jonathan Wilson
  • Publisher Five Leaves Publications (January 3, 2008)
  • Pages 194
  • Formats docx txt azw lrf
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory Contemporary
  • Size ePub 1232 kb
  • Size Fb2 1627 kb
  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 223


National Jewish Book Award finalist Jonathan Wilson’s uproariously funny stories showcase the neuroses of. .Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

National Jewish Book Award finalist Jonathan Wilson’s uproariously funny stories showcase the neuroses of suburban men as they ruminate. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

On jacket cover the word ambulance is in mirror image. Sons of God - Mini-Joe - Mother with child - Dead ringers - An ambulance is on the way - Lothar and Inez - Tosh - True love - Fat twins - Last light - Fundamentals. Each of these cases is touched by Wilson's sympathy and affection for male foibles. Taken together, they give us a nuanced picture of the American husband and father: well-meaning but caught out, horny but physically gone to pot, adrift on dreams and fancies and the desire for a little bit of a break.

Jonathan Wilson is the author of seven books: the novels The Hiding Room and A Palestine Affair, a finalist for the 2004 National Jewish Book Award, two collections of short stories Schoom and An Ambulance is on the Wa.

Jonathan Wilson is the author of seven books: the novels The Hiding Room and A Palestine Affair, a finalist for the 2004 National Jewish Book Award, two collections of short stories Schoom and An Ambulance is on the Way: Stories of Men in Trouble, two critical works on the fiction of Saul Bellow and most rece Jonathan Wilson is a British-born writer

Jonathan Wilson is a British-born writer and professor who lives in Newton, Massachusetts novel A Palestine Affair. story collection An Ambulance is on the Way: Stories of Men in Trouble (Nectbook/Schocken, 2007).

Jonathan Wilson is a British-born writer and professor who lives in Newton, Massachusetts. He is the Fletcher Professor of Rhetoric and Debate as well as the Director of the Center for Humanities at Tufts University. Within the English Department at Tufts, he teaches courses on Creative Writing and contemporary American Fiction. He lives with his wife, Sharon Kaitz, who is an artist  . novel A Palestine Affair.

Pantheon Books, 2005. Actually, the male protagonists or significant others in these selections are not all in trouble. Wilson’s collection of stories about men in trouble, so designated, is a very mixed bag. Nor, despite the publicity blurb, is it accurate to state that Wilson gives us a nuanced picture of the American husband and father. Wilson, born in London in 1950 and an American resident since 1976 (minus a four-year break in Jerusalem), writes also of life elsewhere.

His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Best American Short Stories, among other publications, and he has received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is Fletcher Professor of Rhetoric and Debate, Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Humanities at Tufts University. Wilson also writes a column on soccer for the Internet Newspaper, The Faster Times.

Stories of Men in Trouble.

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stories of men in trouble. 1st ed. by Jonathan Wilson. Published 2005 by Pantheon Books in New York.

Book DescriptionOn the heels of his highly praised novel A Palestine Affair, Jonathan Wilson returns to his first love--the short story--to give us these sharp, bittersweet, often uproariously funny tales o.

Book DescriptionOn the heels of his highly praised novel A Palestine Affair, Jonathan Wilson returns to his first love--the short story--to give us these sharp, bittersweet, often uproariously funny tales of middle-aged American men in hot water with women, with their sweet and savvy kids, with their own consciences