Palo Alto is a collection of linked short stories by American actor and writer James Franco. The collection was published on October 19, , by Scribner's. The stories are about teenagers and their experiments with vices and their struggles with their families. The book is named after his hometown of Palo Alto, California , and is dedicated to many of the writers he worked with at Brooklyn College.
Short story collections for teenagers
The 10 best short story collections | Culture | The Guardian
Booklist: Short Story Collections
The best short stories should haunt you for days and weeks. They are linked by a unity of place — the fenlands of Norfolk and Cambridge — and by precise, elegant prose that elevates everyday occurrences into small, perfectly rendered pieces of art. Possibly the most economical short story writer in this list, Carver, with his precise, punchy prose, conveys in a few words what many novelists take several pages to elucidate.
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