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The Astronomer and Other Stories (Voices of the South)

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All but one of these seven stories and one novella take place in small towns in North Carolina, and all of them concern ordinary people teetering upon the knowledge of their own insignificance. First published in 1965, this second collection of short fiction by Doris Betts evinces her breathtaking mastery of the genre.

Table of Contents

The spies in the Herb House — The mandarin — Clarissa and the depths — The dead mule — The proud and virtuous — All that glisters isn't gold — Careful, sharp eggs underfoot — The astronomer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807120101
Author:
Betts, Doris
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Location:
Baton Rouge :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
North carolina
Subject:
City and town life -- North Carolina -- Fiction.
Copyright:
Series:
Voices of the South
Series Volume:
cahier I.
Publication Date:
May 1995
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
242
Dimensions:
8.47x5.54x.55 in. .67 lbs.

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