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The Human Country: New and Collected Stories (American Literature)

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Publisher Comments:

One of the most elegant and inventive contemporary writers, Harry Mathews has created an accomplished and diverse body of work. This volume collects the best of his short fiction, from the hilarious "The Broadcast, " in which the narrator learns from a radio program that everything he needs in life should fit into one sock, to "Calibrations of Latitude, " which follows Sir Joseph Pernican on a meandering and seemingly aimless journey (through the city and through his imagination) that in the end proves not aimless at all, but rather purposeful and deeply moving.

Synopsis:

The best of Harry Mathew's short fiction.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781564783219
Author:
Mathews, Harry
Publisher:
Dalkey Archive Press
Location:
Chicago
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
United States Social life and customs.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Dalkey Archive
Series:
American Literature (Dalkey Archive)
Series Volume:
no. 1539
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
186
Dimensions:
8.54x6.40x.53 in. .55 lbs.

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