Legacies Stories by Starling LawrenceLegacies Stories by Starling Lawrence

Legacies Stories

byStarling Lawrence

Paperback | October 1, 1998

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Starling Lawrence's evocative and subtle stories are about illuminations that alter the course of ordinary lives, about moments where the known world is dissolved in fierce recognition. In stories such as "Legacy" or "The Chosen People" the defining moment takes place in childhood, and we are left to wonder what burden of memory these events will impose. For the protagonists of "Butterflies" and "The Crown of Light", or for the narrator of "Immortality", a seed that has been sown years earlier comes to flower under very specific circumstances.
Starling Lawrence is the editor-in-chief at the W.W. Norton publishing company. After many years as an editor, he had a chance to see the publishing business from a different perspective, when he became a published author in 1996. Legacies is a collection of short stories, each focusing on an illuminating moment or event that changes t...
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Title:Legacies StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.68 × 5.5 × 0.64 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:W W Norton

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ISBN - 10:0393318699

ISBN - 13:9780393318692

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Starling Lawrence's evocative and subtle stories are about illuminations that alter the course of ordinary lives, about moments where the known world is dissolved in fierce recognition.