In his first volume of short stories since the acclaimed Rock Springs, the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Independence Day paints a series of deeply felt portraits of rueful, vulnerable men. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Three stories--"The Womanizer," about a salesman's troubled marriage and misguided Parisian affair; "Jealousy," about a young man's violent rite of passage; and "The Predicament"--explore the consequences of life's difficult decisions
Random House, Inc.: Richard Ford's Independence Day--his sequel to The Sportswriter, and an international bestseller--is the only novel ever to have received both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. Now, with Women With Men, he reaffirms his mastery of shorter fiction with his first collection since the widely acclaimed Rock Springs, published a decade ago.