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Coming of age : short stories about youth & adolescence

Author: Bruce Emra
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : National Textbook Co., ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Emra
ISBN: 0844250767 9780844250762
OCLC Number: 31067985
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 294 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One. "Do I fit in?" : Eleven / Sandra Cisneros --
The secret lion / Alberto Alvaro Rios --
A mother in Mannville / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings --
Raymond's run / Toni Cade Bambara --
Two kinds / Amy Tan --
Louisa, please come home / Shirley Jackson --
The man in the casket / Beth Cassavell --
Responding to part one --
Part Two. "Families and friends" : Adjö means good-bye / Carrie A. Young --
A Christmas memory / Truman Capote --
The secret ibis / James Hurst --
Sucker / Carson McCullers --
A private talk with Holly / Henry Gregor Felsen --
Shaving / Leslie Norris --
Guess what? I almost kissed my father goodnight / Robert Cormier --
Marigolds / Eugenia Collier --
Asphalt / Frederick Pollack --
Responding to part two --
Part Three. "Falling in love" : Her first ball / Kathernine Mansfield --
The bass, the river, and Sheila Mant / W.D. Wetherell --
The Osage Orange tree / William Stafford --
Surprised / Catherine Storr --
I go along / Richard Peck --
Broken chain / Gary Soto --
And summer is gone / Susie Krestchmer --
Responding to part three --
Part Four. "Out in the world" : A visit of charity / Eudora Welty --
A veil of water / Amy Boesky --
Teenage wasteland / Anne Tyler --
Initiation / Sylvia Plath --
Betty / Margaret Atwood --
On the late bus / Susan Engberg --
A walk to the jetty / Jamaica Kincaid --
Responding to part four.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Bruce Emra.

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