Thirteen Ways of Looking Summary
Colum McCann

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Thirteen Ways of Looking Overview

Thirteen Ways of Looking is a short story collection by Colum McCann. The majority of the book consists of the titular "Thirteen Ways of Looking" about a retired New York judge and his murder. Also included in the work are: "What Time is it Now, Where You Are?" a meta-narrative about a soldier in a New Year's Eve short story and the writer who creates her; "Sh'Khol" a story about Rebecca and her missing deaf son, Tomas; and "Treaty," a story about a nun and the horrors of her captivity in South America. All of these short stories are rife with themes involving family, loss of innocence, memory, and more.

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