Eight in Three Weeks

Eight in Three Weeks David Pablo Cohn s EIGHT IN THREE WEEKS presents a masterful writer s debut collection of short stories By turns understated harrowing humorous and mysterious these stories reveal Cohn s capacity

  • Title: Eight in Three Weeks
  • Author: David Pablo Cohn
  • ISBN: 9781932727234
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Paperback
  • David Pablo Cohn s EIGHT IN THREE WEEKS presents a masterful writer s debut collection of short stories By turns understated, harrowing, humorous, and mysterious, these stories reveal Cohn s capacity for inhabiting and revealing the consciousness of an unusually wide range of characters Women, men, and children from a wide variety of cultures, professions, and age group David Pablo Cohn s EIGHT IN THREE WEEKS presents a masterful writer s debut collection of short stories By turns understated, harrowing, humorous, and mysterious, these stories reveal Cohn s capacity for inhabiting and revealing the consciousness of an unusually wide range of characters Women, men, and children from a wide variety of cultures, professions, and age groups are all vivid and moving as they undertake their quests, undergo their struggles, and reach their epiphanies In The Duchess, a working class man named Billy copes with midlife angst by attempting to build a sailboat a project that drags on as unsatisfactorily as the rest of his life Abraham and Sarah, by contrast, not only revisits the Biblical story about the couple of that name but also segues to a modern day Abraham and Sarah whose experiences both echo the Hebrew Bible s account and diverge from the ancient outcome Perhaps most unusual is On Ziahtown Road, in which an old, sick Liberian man sets off on foot to find his missing daughter but takes a stranger, longer voyage than he anticipated Other stories Bragging Rights, Water on Travertine, Fly Away, and Eight in Three Weeks demonstrate Cohn s impressive ability to delve into children s minds and to explore boys and girls bafflement as they attempt to figure out the adult world s mysteries Three other narratives Artifacts, Last Night Ashore, and Tales from the Ice vividly reflect Cohn s first hand knowledge of Antarctic bases while deployed as a computer scientist to the South Pole Station and elsewhere on the earth s coldest continent Throughout EIGHT IN THREE WEEKS, David Pablo Cohn manifests nuanced command of the short story genre as well as imaginative insights into the human condition

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    1. Eight in Three Weeks and other early stories is a collection of sixteen short stories focusing mainly on two types of protagonists: a sheltered, young boy striving to understand his life, family, and friends in small-town U.S.A. and a young man journeying through far away, foreign lands. David Pablo Cohn’s stories are deeply perceptive and heartfelt.In “The Duchess,” a married couple living in suburbia reach an impasse in their relationship when they are unable to have children. And in “ [...]

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