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Title:
Adultery and other choices
Author:
Dubus, Andre, 1936-1999.
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Publication Information:
Boston : D. R. Godine, 1977.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780879232139
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Book

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Andre Dubus was a short-story writer, essayist, and educator.

Debus was a former Marine who taught college for 20 years while submitting his stories to small literary magazines. In the summer of 1986, he was hit by a car in Massachusetts, where he had stopped to help an accident victim. He spent the rest of his life confined to a wheelchair.

Debus returned to writing after authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, John Irving, and John Updike held a benefit that helped defer his medical expenses. His 1997 collection of short stories, Dancing After Hours, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and won the Rea Award. He received the PEN/Malamud Award, the Jean Stein Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from both the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundations.

Andre Dubus died on February 24, 1999.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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