Fires, Paperback


"Fires" is the best introduction to the full range and humanity of Carver's writing.

It contains four essays, including a moving memoir of his father's working life in the saw-mills of the Pacific Northwest, a tribute to his mentor John Gardner, and the title essay about the influences on his writing life; fifty poems, many of them not collected elsewhere; and, seven stories, including three from the early collection "Furious Seasons".


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Anthologies (non-poetry)
  • ISBN: 9780099530367



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