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A Small Good Thing

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When a boy gets hit by a car and gets a fatal head injury he changes the life of someone he has never met forever.
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The first story in my reading list for American lit class that made me cry. Review to follow. Let me gather the broken pieces of my heart first.
"انسان هایی عادی, اسیر روابطی رنگ باخته که در شرایط غیرعادی و خاص واکنش های نامتعارف از خود بروز می دهند." یعنی کارور
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Great Short Story, like a majority of Raymond Carver's stories.
Sébaste Gagné
I really like this author's style. I've read two of his short stories (this one and "Cathedral") and am looking forward to read more of this author. His style is kind of simple, but there's still something very interesting to it and to the content of his stories, which I found to be pretty original.
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Carver was born into a poverty-stricken family at the tail-end of the Depression. The son of a violent alcoholic, he married at 19, started a series of menial jobs and his own career of 'full-time drinking as a serious pursuit'. A career that would eventually kill him. Constantly struggling to support his wife and family Carver enrolled in a writing programme under author John Gardner in 1958 and ...more
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