Author(s): R. Carver
In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film "Birdman," Carver establishes his reputation as one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature a haunting meditation on love, loss, and companionship, and finding one s way through the dark. "From the eBook edition.""
Raymond Carver was born in Clatskanie, Oregon, in 1938. His first collection of stories, "Will You Please Be Quiet, Please"(a National Book Award nominee in 1977), was followed by"What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, ""Cathedral"(nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1984), and"Where I'm Calling From"in 1988, when he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died August 2, 1988, shortly after completing the poems of"A New Path to the Waterfall." "From the eBook edition.""