The Doctor's Wife (Paperback)

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In stylish, intimate, and devastating short flashes, "The Doctor's Wife "tells the story of three generations of a family in the Pacific Northwest.

"I read Luis Jaramillo's beautiful collection in one sitting. This is a ravishing book. I loved every word. It should be required reading for everyone." --Abigail Thomas
"The Doctor's Wife is like the runaway child of Evelyn Waugh's A Handful of Dust--Luis Jaramillo's acerbic wit and satire are rare finds in America. Pick this up at once." --Alexander Chee

Winner of the Dzanc Short Story Contest, Luis Jaramillo's "The Doctor's Wife "pushes the limits of what a short story collection can be. In stylish, intimate, and devastating short flashes, Jaramillo chronicles the small domestic moments, tragic losses, and cultural upheavals faced by three generations of a family in the Pacific Northwest, creating a moving portrait of an American family and the remarkable woman at its center.

About the Author


Luis Jaramillo: Luis Jaramillo has had short stories published in "Open City" and "Tin House." He is the Associate Chair of the New School Writing Program, where he teaches fiction and nonfiction.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781938103568
ISBN-10: 1938103564
Publisher: Dzanc Books
Publication Date: November 6th, 2012
Pages: 158
Language: English