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Cheating at Canasta
WILLIAM TREVOR

Cheating at Canasta by William Trevor
14 reviews (2007) (240p)
ALA Notable Books - Fiction Finalist

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Book Description
The publication of a new book by William Trevor is a great literary event. Trevor's last collection, A Bit on the Side, was named a New York Times Notable Book and hailed as one of the Best Books of the Year by papers from coast to coast, including The Washington Post and San Francisco Chronicle. And his earlier collection, After Rain, published in 1996, was named one of the eight best books of the year by The New York Times.

Trevor's precise and unflinching insights into the hearts and lives of ordinary people are evidenced once again in this stunning new collection. From a chance encounter between two childhood friends to the memories of a newly widowed man to a family grappling with the sale of their ancestral land, Trevor examines with grace and skill the tenuous bonds of our relationships, the strengths that hold us together, and the truths that threaten to separate us. Subtle yet powerful, his stories linger with the reader long after the words have been put away.


Other Award Winning Books by William Trevor
Selected Stories by William Trevor
14 reviews (2010) (576p) (NYTimes) (ALA)
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The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor
66 reviews (2002) (240p) (Booker)
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Death in Summer by William Trevor
27 reviews (1998) (224p) (LATimes)
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After Rain: Stories by William Trevor
17 reviews (1996) (320p) (NYTimes) (ALA)
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Felicia's Journey by William Trevor
48 reviews (1995) (240p) (LATimes)
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The Collected Stories by William Trevor
18 reviews (1994) (386p) (NYTimes) (LATimes) (ALA)
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TWO LIVES by William Trevor
3 reviews (1991) (p) (NYTimes)
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Reading Turgenev by William Trevor
3 reviews (1991) (384p) (Booker)
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William Trevor Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 6  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 6  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 0  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 2 Reading Turgenev · The Story of Lucy Gault ·  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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