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All the days and nights : the collected stories of William Maxwell.

Author: William Maxwell
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories written over half a century. They range from A Game of Chess, on the attitude of boorish provincials towards their bohemian New York relatives, to What Every Boy Should Know, on the pangs of growing up.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Annotations (Provenance)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maxwell, William, 1908-2000.
All the days and nights.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995
(OCoLC)622730870
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Maxwell
ISBN: 0679438297 9780679438298
OCLC Number: 30811566
Description: x, 415 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Over by the river --
The Trojan women --
The pilgrimage --
The patterns of love --
What every boy should know --
A game of chess --
The French scarecrow --
Young Francis Whitehead --
A final report --
Haller's second home --
The gardens of Mont-Saint-Michel --
The value of money --
The thistles in Sweden --
The poor orphan girl --
The lily-white boys --
Billie Dyer --
Love --
The man in the moon --
With reference to an incident at a bridge --
My father's friends --
The front and the back parts of the house --
The holy terror --
What he was like --
(to be continued). A Set of Twenty-one Improvisations : A love story --
The industrious tailor --
The country where nobody ever grew old and died --
The fisherman who had nobody to go out in his boat with him --
The two women friends --
The carpenter --
The man who had no friends and didn't want any --
A fable begotten of an echo of a line of verse by W.B. Yeats --
The blue finch of Arabia --
The sound of waves --
The woman who never drew breath except to complain --
The masks --
The man who lost his father --
The old woman whose house was beside a running stream --
The pessimistic fortune-teller --
The printing office --
The lamplighter --
The kingdom where straightforward, logical thinking was admired over every other kind --
The old man at the railroad crossing --
A mean and spiteful toad --
All the days and nights.

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Stories written over half a century. They range from A Game of Chess, on the attitude of boorish provincials towards their bohemian New York relatives, to What Every Boy Should Know, on the pangs of growing up.

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