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American fantastic tales : terror and the uncanny from the 1940s to now

Author: Peter Straub
Publisher: New York : Library of America, ©2009.
Series: Library of America, 197.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of forty-two stories of horror and fantasy from the 1940s to the present by a number of noted authors including Shirley Jackson, Ray Bradbury, Charles Beaumont, and Stephen King.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Straub
ISBN: 9781598530483 1598530488
OCLC Number: 311777129
Description: xv, 713 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Evening primrose / John Collier --
Smoke ghost / Fritz Leiber --
The mysteries of the Joy Rio / Tennessee Williams --
The refugee / Jane Rice --
Mr. Lupescu / Anthony Boucher --
Miriam / Truman Capote --
Midnight / Jack Snow --
Torch song / John Cheever --
The daemon lover / Shirley Jackson --
The circular valley / Paul Bowles --
I'm scared / Jack Finney --
The Vane sisters / Vladimir Nabokov --
The April witch / Ray Bradbury --
Black Country / Charles Beaumont --
Trace / Jerome Bixby --
Where the woodbine twineth / Davis Grubb --
Nightmare / Donald Wandrei --
I have no mouth, and I must scream / Harlan Ellison --
Prey / Richard Matheson --
The events at Poroth Farm / T.E.D. Klein --
Hanka / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
Linnaeus forgets / Fred Chappell --
Novelty / John Crowley --
Mr. Fiddlehead / Jonathan Carroll --
Family / Joyce Carol Oates --
The Last Feast of Harlequin / Thomas Ligotti --
A short guide to the city / Peter Straub --
The general who is dead / Jeff VanderMeer --
That feeling, you can only say what it is in French / Stephen King --
Sea Oak / George Saunders --
The long hall on the top floor / Caitlín R. Kiernan --
Nocturne / Thomas Tessier --
The God of Dark Laughter / Michael Chabon --
Pop art / Joe Hill --
Pansu / Poppy Z. Brite --
Dangerous laughter / Steven Millhauser --
The chambered fruit / M. Rickert --
The wavering knife / Brian Evenson --
Stone animals / Kelly Link --
Pat Moore / Tim Powers --
The little stranger / Gene Wolfe --
Dial tone / Benjamin Percy --
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Note on the texts --
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Series Title: Library of America, 197.
Responsibility: Peter Straub, editor.
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A collection of forty-two stories of horror and fantasy from the 1940s to the present by a number of noted authors including Shirley Jackson, Ray Bradbury, Charles Beaumont, and Stephen King.

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