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In this collection of short stories, originally published in 1974, Grace Paley "makes the novel as a form seem virtually redundant" (Angela Carter, London Review of Books). Her stories here capture "the itch of the city, love between parents and children" and "the cutting edge of combat" (Lis Harris, The New York Times Book Review). In this collection of seventeen stories, she creates a "solid and vital fictional world, cross-referenced and dense with life" (Walter Clemons, Newsweek).

About the Author

Grace Paley remains one of America's most revered short story writers. Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1922, Paley established a reputation as a bard of Jewish New York with highly acclaimed collections like "The Little Disturbances of Man" (1959), "Enormous Changes at the Last Minute" (1974), and "Later the Same Day" (1985). Her most recent work, "The Collected Stories," was published in 1994 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Table of Contents

Wants

Debts

Distance

Faith in the Afternoon

Gloomy Tune

Living

Come On, Ye Sons of Art

Faith in a Tree

Samuel

The Burdened Man

Enormous Changes at the Last Minute

Politics

Northeast Playground

The Little Girl

A Conversation with My Father

The Immigrant Story

The Long-Distance Runner

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374515249
Author:
Paley, Grace
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Author:
Paley, George
Author:
Paley
Author:
Grace
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
United States Social life and customs.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
L13 [i.e. 613]
Publication Date:
19850931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
8.05 x 5.45 x 0.545 in

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