Cathedral: Stories

by Raymond Carver (Author)

Cathedral: Stories
Reading Level: 9th − 12th Grade

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST - Twelve short stories that mark a turning point in the work of "one of the true American masters" (The New York Review of Books).

"A writer of astonishing compassion and honesty ... His eye is so clear, it almost breaks your heart." --The Washington Post Book World

A remarkable collection that includes the canonical titular story about blindness and learning to enter the very different world of another. These twelve stories "overflow with the danger, excitement, mystery and possibility of life." --The Washington Post Book World

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Raymond Carver
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.
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Guided Reading Level
Publication date
June 19, 1989
Vintage Contemporaries
BISAC categories
FIC019000 - Fiction | Literary
FIC029000 - Fiction | Short Stories (single author)
FIC004000 - Fiction | Classics
Library of Congress categories
Short stories

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