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The collected stories of Jean Stafford.

Author: Jean Stafford
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The innocents abroad: Maggie Meriwether's rich experience -- The children's game -- The echo and the nemesis -- The maiden -- A modest proposal -- Caveat emptor. The Bostonians, and other manifestations of the American scene: Life is no abyss -- The hope chest -- Polite conversation -- A country love story -- The bleeding heart -- The Lippia lawn -- The interior castle. Cowboys and Indians, and magic mountains: The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Stafford
OCLC Number: 1948
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1970.
Description: 463 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Maggie Meriwether's rich experience --
The children's game --
The echo and the nemesis --
The maiden --
A modest proposal --
Caveat emptor --
Life is no abyss --
The hope chest --
Polite conversation --
A country love story --
The bleeding heart --
The Lippia lawn --
The interior castle --
The healthiest girl in town --
The tea time of stouthearted ladies --
The mountain day --
The darkening moon --
Bad characters --
In the zoo --
The liberation --
The reading problem --
A summer day --
The philosophy lesson --
Children are bored on Sunday --
Beatrice Trueblood's story --
Between the porch and the altar --
I love someone --
Cops and robbers --
The captain's gift --
The end of a career.
Other Titles: Short stories

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The innocents abroad: Maggie Meriwether's rich experience -- The children's game -- The echo and the nemesis -- The maiden -- A modest proposal -- Caveat emptor. The Bostonians, and other manifestations of the American scene: Life is no abyss -- The hope chest -- Polite conversation -- A country love story -- The bleeding heart -- The Lippia lawn -- The interior castle. Cowboys and Indians, and magic mountains: The healthiest girl in town -- The tea time of Stouthearted ladies -- The mountain day -- The darkening moon -- Bad characters -- In the zoo -- The liberation -- A reading problem -- A summer day -- The philosophy lesson. Manhattan Island: Children are bored on Sunday -- Beatrice Trueblood's story -- Between the porch and the altar -- I love someone -- Cops and robbers -- The captain's gift -- The end of a career.

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