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Drowning Lessons

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The stories in Drowning Lessons engage water as both a vital and a potentially hazardous presence in our lives. "You can touch water," says Peter Selgin, "you can taste it and feel its temperature, you can even hold it in your hands. Still it remains elusive, ill-defined, shaped only by what surrounds or contains it."With empathy and wit Selgin introduces us to characters ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by University of Georgia Press (first published October 15th 2008)
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Chris Jackson
Loved it. Beautifully written. Buy a copy for the collection and learn to write like this!
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Peter Selgin is the author of Drowning Lessons, winner of the 2007 Flannery O’Connor Award for Fiction, Life Goes to the Movies, a novel, two books on the craft of fiction, and two children’s books. His stories and essays have appeared in dozens of magazines and anthologies, including Glimmer Train Stories, Poets & Writers, The Sun, Slate, Colorado Review, Writers and Their Notebooks, Writing ...more
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By Cunning and Craft: Sound Advice and Practical Wisdom for Fiction Writers 179 Ways to Save a Novel: Matters of Vital Concern to Fiction Writers Drowning Lessons: Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction) Confessions of a Left-Handed Man: An Artist's Memoir Life Goes to the Movies

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