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Emperor of the air

Ethan Canin

Emperor of the air

by Ethan Canin

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Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Pan, 1988.

StatementEthan Canin.
SeriesBloomsbury classics
The Physical Object
Pagination216p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18267645M
ISBN 100747518424
OCLC/WorldCa32237691

Emperor of the Air. Mondadori, is overwhelmingly the largest in the country, with more than 30 percent of the trade book market–more than twice the size of its nearest competitor. Directed by Ken Burns. With Jason Robards, Red Barber, Erik Barnouw, Ken Bilby. For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves as the first mass medium. Ken Burns examines the lives of three men who shared the responsibility for its invention and early success/10().

But the book *is* called "Emporer of the Air," and I think that the stories are different enough, reflecting crises at adolesence, early adulthood and old age, that they read and feel distinct. One story is about an older brother leaving home, another a dying old man emotionally estranged from his physically present wife, and another is about an old man who longs for something to care for/5(18). Emperor of the Air by Ethan Canin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Emperor of the Air by Canin, Ethan - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The short story titled "Emperor of the Air", by Ethan Canin is a very easy to understand narration. It is puzzling to think that such a young writer would have such great insight into the world of an older man, but he most definitely does and it is portrayed through the eyes of the narrator. Full of life, rich with personal history, plot, and revelation, the stories in Emperor of the Air are the work of an extraordinarily gifted young writer. Capturing a wide range of vivid characters and their unforgettable moments of ache, epiphany, humor, and wisdom, Canin would go on to prove himself as "the most mature and accomplished.


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