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Tenney"s landing stories by Catherine Tudish

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Pennsylvania

Subjects:

  • Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementCatherine Tudish.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3620.U34 T46 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3421393M
ISBN 100743267672
LC Control Number2005042038
OCLC/WorldCa57564903

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  Catherine Tudish is the author of the acclaimed short story collection Tenney's Landing. Tudish taught writing and literature at Harvard for eight years before moving to Vermont to work as a journalist and fiction writer. She now teaches at the Bread Loaf School of English and Dartmouth : In "Where the Devil Lost His Blanket," Elizabeth Tenney embarks on an unexpected journey to return the remains of her deceased The lives and histories of the denizens of Tenney's Landing, a small Pennsylvania river town, intersect in ways both incidental and intimate as the townspeople learn that their capacity for hope and forgiveness is greater than they thought/5. In a prologue, Tudish describes how Tenney’s Landing was founded: fur trappers and veterans of the French and Indian War established Fort Duquesne around , upriver on the Monongahela, where the town of Pittsburgh grew. Eventually, nearby Tenney’s Landing became a thriving place, later declared a . When Catherine Tudish's story collection Tenney's Landing was published in , Margot Livesey said Tudish "casts an irresistible spell" and David Huddle said, "Tenney's Landing conjures up a place and a people with that magical vividness we found in Porter, Welty, Cheever, and Updike.".

  "A remarkable debut collection, Tenney's Landing is wise, funny, memorable and a delight to read." -- Burlington Free Press "In a world filled with postmodern acrobatics and meta-fiction, Tudish offers unself-conscious : The lives and histories of the denizens of Tenney's Landing, a small Pennsylvania river town, intersect in ways both incidental and intimate as the townspeople learn that their capacity for hope and forgiveness is greater than they thought. An historic male figure skating icon, philanthropist, and skating commentator who brought interest in competitive skating to new heights single- handedly back in the '80s & '90s, Scott Hamilton's first book, Landing It, is a treasure/5(37). Tenney's Landing: Stories by Catherine Tudish Be the first to review this item This volume is a stunning collection of stories--ten years in the writing--about interlocking lives and histories in a .

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