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America writes : learning English through American short stories

Author: Judith Kay; Rosemary Gelshenen
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America Writes is an anthology of eighteen American short stories by contemporary and classic authors.

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Fiction
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Kay; Rosemary Gelshenen
ISBN: 0521657717 9780521657716 0312137931 9780312137939
OCLC Number: 40185954
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A day's wait / Ernest Hemingway --
Thank you, Ma'm / Langston Hughes --
The corn planting / Sherwood Anderson --
The quickening / Lisa Interollo --
The last leaf / O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) --
The ambitious guest / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
The one day war / Judith Soloway --
The third level / Walter Jack Finney --
All summer in a day / Ray Bradbury --
Desiree's baby / Kate Chopin --
A visit to Grandmother / William Melvin Kelley --
Too soon a woman / Dorothy M. Johnson --
My Father sits in the dark / Jerome Weidman --
A rice sandwich / Sandra Cisneros --
The circus / William Saroyan --
The warriors / Anna Lee Walters --
Talking to the dead / Sylvia Watanabe.
Responsibility: Judith Kay, Rosemary Gelshenen, [compilers].

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