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An anthology of twentieth century American short stories

Author: Jean A McConochie
Publisher: Boston : Heinle & Heinke, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces your students to American literature through a selection of contemporary authors from the twentieth century.

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Genre/Form: Textbooks for foreign speakers
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean A McConochie
ISBN: 0838461468 9780838461464
OCLC Number: 31434652
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction --
No Speak English / Sandra Cisneros --
Popular Mechanics / Raymond Carver --
The unicorn in the garden / James Thurber --
The summer of the beautiful white horse / William Saroyan --
Samuel / Grace Paley --
The chaser / John Collier --
The brown house / Kisaye Yamamoto --
Love / Jesse Stuart --
The use of force / William Carlos Williams --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
A blizzard under blue sky / Pam Houston --
The sentinel / Arthur C. Clarke --
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway --
The man to send rain clouds / Leslie Marmon Silko --
The somebody / Danny Santiago --
Japanese hamlet / Toshio Mori --
Secrets / Judy Troy --
The orphaned swimming pool / John Updike --
The sojourner / Carson McCullers --
English as a second language / Lucy Honig --
The bass, the river, and Shelia Mant / W.D. Wetherell --
Fine points / Andrea Lee --
Where you have been, where you are going / Mark Steven Hess --
Christmas snow / Donald Hall.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Jean A. McConochie.

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1. No Speak English 2. Popular Mechanics 3. The Unicorn in the Garden 4. The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse 5. Samuel 6. The Chaser 7. The Brown House 8. Love 9. The Use of Force 10. The Lottery Read more...

 
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mi planta de naranja lima

by lu_peque_18 (WorldCat user published 2009-01-04) Poor Permalink

bueno la verdad es qu este libro me ha parecido, un libro con un gran nivel tanto emocional como sentimental, llega a lo mas profundo de las personas y los hace reflexcionar sobre situaciones de la vida.

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