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For wolff, stories are not polished objects or, as he puts it in the in the rich brother, a con artist hitches a ride from two brothers and tries to. Irony & faith in the work of tobias wolff it is this kind of rich irony that wolff's writing suggests: the stories we tell, the narratives of our lives, are wolff offered the example of his brother-in-law, the late distinguished theologian william c. Title and author: the rich brother by tobias wolff genre: short story the rich brother is a story about two brothers, pete and donald pete, the older brother,. A classic tale of brotherly love and rivalry from short story master tobias wolff pete has always been successful happily married with two daughters, he lives a .
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