The Lone Pilgrim (Paperback)

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In this dazzling collection of stories, Laurie Colwin masterfully weaves together tales of love--and desire--in all its forms. The Lone Pilgrim explores the universal complications of the heart--and the mysteries of being fully human in the world.

In these thirteen stories, a book illustrator is enamored with her publisher, as she pines for her previous lover; a photographer recovering from her second marriage in far-off Inverness, Scotland, befriends a college student new to romance; two academics conducting a long distance affair are reunited, only to find that their circumstances have changed dramatically; and the perpetually stoned young wife of a popular college professor struggles to tell her husband that she's been high since the day they met. Humorous, tender, and moving, The Lone Pilgrim is the work of a master of the short story form.

About the Author


Laurie Colwin is the author of five novels, Happy All the Time, Family Happiness, Goodbye Without Leaving, A Big Storm Knocked It Over, and Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object; three collections of short stories, Passion and Affect, The Lone Pilgrim, and Another Marvelous Thing; and two collections of essays, Home Cooking and More Home Cooking. Colwin died in 1992.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780593313565
ISBN-10: 0593313569
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: June 8th, 2021
Pages: 224
Language: English