Thank You for the Music by Jane McCafferty
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In 14 original stories, Jane McCafferty illuminates modern life weaving her love of music throughout the lives and stories of her characters. From two middle-aged strangers who meet in an empty baseball stadium during a rainstorm, to a 23-year-old man who brings his 62-year-old wife home to meet his parents, to a young couple who live next door to an unemployed clown and his wife, these stories are at one unexpected and enthralling.

This collection of short stories, linked by the theme of music, is a gorgeous follow-up to One Heart, award-winning writer Jane McCafferty’s critically acclaimed debut novel.

 

About Jane McCafferty

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Jane McCafferty is the author of the novel "One Heart" and two collections of stories, "Thank You for the Music" and "Director of the World and Other Stories", which won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize. She is the recipient of an NEA award, the Great Lakes Colleges Association's New Writers Award, and two Pushcart Prizes. She lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
Published October 8, 2013 by Harper Perennial. 228 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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