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D'Ambrosio, Charles

Works: 44 works in 115 publications in 6 languages and 2,905 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Fiction  Bio-bibliography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Academic theses  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PS3554.A469, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Charles D'Ambrosio
The dead fish museum by Charles D'Ambrosio( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Each of these eight burnished, terrifying, masterfully crafted stories is set against a landscape that is both deeply American and unmistakably universal. A son confronts his father's madness and his own hunger for connection on a misguided hike in the Pacific Northwest. A screenwriter fights for his sanity in the bleak corridors of a Manhattan psych ward while lusting after a ballerina who sets herself ablaze. A Thanksgiving hunting trip in Northern Michigan becomes the scene of a haunting reckoning with marital infidelity and desperation. And in the magnificent title story, carpenters building sets for a porn movie drift dreamily beneath a surface of sexual tension toward a racial violence they will never fully comprehend. Taking place in remote cabins, asylums, Indian reservations, the backloads of Iowa and the streets of Seattle, this collection of stories, as muscular and challenging as the best novels, is about people who have been orphaned, who have lost connection, and who have exhausted the ability to generate meaning in their lives. Yet in the midst of lacerating difficulty, the sensibility at work in these fictions boldly insists on the enduring power of love."--Publisher's description
Business finance: theory and management by Stephen Hunt Archer( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The point : stories by Charles D'Ambrosio( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the title piece, a 13-year-old boy has to escort home a drunken woman from his mother's party, Open House is about a divorce as seen by a son, and American Bullfrog is on the qualms of a student in cutting open a frog in biology class. A debut in fiction
Loitering : new & collected essays by Charles D'Ambrosio( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles D'Ambrosio's essay collection Orphans spawned something of a cult following. In the decade since the tiny limited-edition volume sold out its print run, its devotees have pressed it upon their friends, students, and colleagues, only to find themselves begging for their copy's safe return. For anyone familiar with D'Ambrosio's writing, this enthusiasm should come as no surprise. His work is exacting and emotionally generous, often as funny as it is devastating. Loitering gathers those eleven original essays with new and previously uncollected work so that a broader audience might discover one of our great living essayists. No matter his subject - Native American whaling, a Pentecostal "hell house," Mary Kay Letourneau, the work of J.D. Salinger, or, most often, his own family - D'Ambrosio approaches each piece with a singular voice and point of view; each essay, while unique and surprising, is unmistakably his own"--
Orphans by Charles D'Ambrosio( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and French and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooking and stealing : the Tin House nonfiction reader( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cap : nouvelles by Charles D'Ambrosio( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans ces nouvelles, il n'est question que de passage : accéder à l'âge adulte ou basculer dans la folie, s'enfoncer ou survivre, autant de caps à franchir
Paintings by Michael Brophy( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Museum für tote Fische : [Erzählungen] by Charles D'Ambrosio( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il museo dei pesci morti by Charles D'Ambrosio( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Govedare : paintings from the Duwamish : outside time and place by Philip Govedare( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

States : nieuwe verhalen uit Noord-Amerika van Charles D'Ambrosio, Douglas Coupland, Dagoberto Gilb, Bonnie Greer, Kathryn Harrison, Pagan Kennedy, Yann Martel, Beth Nugent, Sigrid Nunes, Mei Ng, Lois-Ann Yamanaka( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verhalen van hedendaagse jonge auteurs uit de Verenigde Staten en Canada
Critical survey of short fiction( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides profiles of major short-story writers throughout history and the world. American authors covered include Sherman Alexie, Saul Bellow, Benjamin Franklin, Dashiell Hammett, Herman Melville, Dorothy Parker, John Updike, and Edith Wharton. New to this edition are Edwidge Danticat, John Grisham, Walter Mosley and Paul Yoon
The Iowa Writers' Workshop 75th anniversary reunion, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, June 9-12, 2011 by Iowa Writers' Workshop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Video of the conference in held in Iowa City to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Iowa Writers' Workshop
Raymond Carver by Charles D'Ambrosio( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Misaki( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Trimming the sails : the art of the essay by Tim Bascom( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

I touched Leviathan by Jeffrey Edward Snowbarger( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview with Charles D'Ambrosio by Charles D'Ambrosio( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bindi : part one by Paul Matthew Maisano( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The dead fish museum
Alternative Names
Ambrosio Charles D'

Ambrosio, Charles d', 1958-

Ambrosio, Charles d' 1960-

Charles D'Ambrosio

Charles D'Ambrosio American short story writer, essayist

담브로시오, 찰스 1958-

ダンブロジオ, チャールズ

The point : storiesOrphansCooking and stealing : the Tin House nonfiction readerLe cap : nouvelles