The Lists of the Past (Paperback)

The Lists of the Past By Julie Hayden, Cheryl Strayed (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Julie Hayden, Cheryl Strayed (Introduction by)
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In selecting The Lists of the Past as her nomination for reissue, Cheryl Strayed was moved by "the intelligent, emotional depth and breadth" of the stories, all but two of which originally appeared in The New Yorker. Julie Hayden's New York hums with eccentric observation, humor and grit. Her leisurely Connecticut countryside is fresh with tilled soil, distant lapping waves and the summer breeze. Whether describing a child astonished with new perceptions, a distraught woman walking on Fifth Avenue with her concealed liquor flask, or a pair of lovers on a country picnic, her writing is ardent and precise, placing us at the center of her characters' lives and destinies. Her masterful voice and distinctive clarity show us the often concealed ways our pain and joy turn into knowledge.

About the Author

Julie Hayden worked at The New Yorker for 16 years before her death at age 42.

Cheryl Strayed is the author of #1 New York Times bestseller Wild, the New York Times bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things, and the novel Torch. Wild was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as her first selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0 and optioned for film by Reese Witherspoon's production company, Pacific Standard. Wild was selected as the winner of the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, the Indie Choice Award, an Oregon Book Award, a Paciifc Northwest Booksellers' Award, and a Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award. Her books have been translated into twenty-eight languages around the world. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and their two children.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780988172593
ISBN-10: 0988172593
Publisher: Counterpoint
Publication Date: November 11th, 2014
Pages: 220
Language: English