By Carson McCullers,Carlos Dews
From the Hardcover edition.
Read or Download Carson McCullers: Stories, Plays & Other Writings (The Library of America) PDF
Similar u.s. short stories books
Winner of the 2010 Leapfrog Fiction Contest. "Excellent and full of life. a pointy wit, the apt metaphor, the flip of word that pleases and surprises. "—Marge Piercy, contest pass judgement on "Bright, brassy, spunky, clever. inventive writing. . . . Quirky and jam-packed with metaphoric twists that frequently startle. "—Michael Mirolla, contest pass judgement on "Smart, humorous, biting, and, chiefly, touching.
Set within the pastoral horse state of Rapidan, Virginia, the tales in Cary Holladay's Horse humans chronicle the lives of the Fenton family members during the Civil struggle, the nice melancholy, and global conflict II. on the middle of those interconnected tales is Nelle, a northern debutante who marries into the Fenton relations and establishes herself as their stern and combative matriarch.
Simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" was once additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from 1938 till this century in Wescott's large archive of manuscripts, journals, notebooks, and letters.
This epic choice of motivational poems and brief tales, talks a couple of younger guy struggles in working a foreign escort carrier. A attention-grabbing flip of occasions triggered him to make switch in his lifestyles and turn into a favorable individual within the community.
Additional info for Carson McCullers: Stories, Plays & Other Writings (The Library of America)