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The best American Catholic short stories : a Sheed & Ward collection

Author: Daniel McVeigh; Patricia Schnapp
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, ©2007.
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"The Best American Catholic Short Stories captures twenty of the best short stories from thirteen American Catholic writers over the past seventy-five years. Spanning most of the twentieth century, the stories in this collection deal with many of the issues brought into the spotlight with Vatican II"--Publisher website (June 2007).
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel McVeigh; Patricia Schnapp
ISBN: 1580512100 9781580512107
OCLC Number: 70707888
Notes: "A Sheed & Ward book."
Description: xxviii, 346 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Caroline Gordon, "Old Red" (1933) --
Caroline Gordon, "The presence" (1948) --
Paul Horgan, "The peach stone" (1942) --
J.F. Powers, "Lions, harts, leaping does" (1943) --
Paul Horgan, "The devil in the desert" (1950) --
Caroline Gordon, "Emmanuele, Emmanuele" (1954) --
Flannery O'Connor, "The displaced person" (1954) --
J.F. Powers, "Dawn" (1956) --
Phillip F. Deaver, "Silent retreats" (1988) --
Jon Hassler, "Keepsakes" (1999) --
Jon Hassler, "Resident priest" (1999) --
Phillip F. Deaver, "Geneseo" (1988) --
Ron Hansen, "Playland" (1989) --
T. Coraghessan Boyle, "The Devil and Irv Cherniske" (1985) --
Tobias Wolff, "The rich brother" (1985) --
Mary Gordon, "Mrs. Cassidy's last year" (1987) --
Richard Russo, "The whore's child" (1999) --
Tim Gautreaux, "Died and gone to Vegas" (1995) --
Tim Gautreaux, "Good for the soul" (1999) --
Andre Dubus, "A father's story" (1983).
Responsibility: edited by Daniel McVeigh and Patricia Schnapp.

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An inspired collection of short stories from prolific Catholic writers over the past 75 years, this compilation is highlighted by Richard Russo's memoir, 'The Whore's Child;' Andre Dubus's complex Read more...

 
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