The Congressman Who Loved Flaubert: 21 Stories and Novellas

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This masterly volume comprises the best shorter fiction written by Just over the last 25 years. The working life, the war, politics, love affairs, and marriage seem to be the waters in which my boats set sail, Just writes. Here is a generous selection of the work that has earned Just his reputation as one of the most astute writers of American fiction.

Author: Ward S. Just
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Published: 06/08/1998
Pages: 400
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.00d
ISBN13: 9780395901373
ISBN10: 0395901375
BISAC Categories:
- Fiction | Short Stories (single author)

About the Author
Ward Just is the author of fourteen previous novels, including the National book Award finalist Echo House and An Unfinished Season, winner of the Chicago Tribune's Heartland Award. In a career that began as a war correspondent for Newsweek and the Washington Post, Just has lived and written in half a dozen countries, including Britain, France, and Vietnam. His characters often lead public lives as politicians, civil servants, soldiers, artists, and writers. It is the tension between public duty and private conscience that animates much of his fiction, including Forgetfulness. Just and his wife, Sarah Catchpole, divide their time between Martha's Vineyard and Paris.