Among the Missing

Finalist, National Book Awards 2001 for Fiction

Among the Missing by Dan Chaon book cover
ISBN 9780345441621
Ballantine Books
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Dan Chaon

an Chaon’s most recent book is Ill Will,  a national bestseller, named one of the ten best books of 2017 by Publishers Weekly. Other works include the short story collection Stay Awake (2012), a finalist for the Story Prize; the national bestseller Await Your Reply and Among the Missing, a Finalist for the National Book Award. More about this author >

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In this haunting, bracing new collection, Chaon shares stories of down-and-out people who live outside the American Dream, while wondering which decision, path, or accident brought them to this place.