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Dawn Powell at Her Best

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Publisher Comments:

Deft, funny, knowing, compassionate and poetic. --John Updike in the New Yorker

Synopsis:

Here it is, that infinitely distinguished thing, a dead writer so full of charm and derring-do that literature's canon makers should sit back, smile and say, Dawn Powell, where have you been all our lives?" (New York Times). This omnibus includes the two novels Powell considered her best, Dance Night, the first of her so-called "Ohio novels", and Turn, Magic Wheel, a satire on the New York literary scene, along with a selection of her best short fiction.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781883642167
Introduction:
Page, Tim
Author:
Page, Tim
Publisher:
Steerforth Press
Location:
South Royalton, Vt. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Working class
Subject:
Working class -- Ohio -- Fiction.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
1267
Publication Date:
June 1998
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
452
Dimensions:
9.36x6.32x1.62 in. 1.73 lbs.

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Dawn Powell at Her Best
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Product details 452 pages Steerforth Press - English 9781883642167 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Here it is, that infinitely distinguished thing, a dead writer so full of charm and derring-do that literature's canon makers should sit back, smile and say, Dawn Powell, where have you been all our lives?" (New York Times). This omnibus includes the two novels Powell considered her best, Dance Night, the first of her so-called "Ohio novels", and Turn, Magic Wheel, a satire on the New York literary scene, along with a selection of her best short fiction.
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