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Old School

Old School

by Tobias Wolff

There is a need in us for exactly what literature can give, which is a sense of who we are… a sense of the workings of what we used to call the soul.


Works by Tobias Wolff

In the Garden of the North American Martyrs (1981, stories)
The Barracks Thief (1984, novella)
Back in the World (1985, stories)
This Boy's Life (1989, memoir)
In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War (1994, memoir)
The Night in Question (1996, stories)
Old School (2003, novel)
Our Story Begins: New and Selected Stories (2008)

About Tobias Wolff

Peterson, Anne Palmer. "Talking with Tobias Wolff." Continuum: The Magazine of the University of Utah, Summer 1998. Website.

Prose, Francine. "The Brothers Wolff." New York Times Magazine, February 5, 1989.

Woodward, Joe. "The Gun on the Table." Poets & Writers, March–April 2008.

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