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The creative collection of American short stories

Author: Yan Nascimbene
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Creative Editions, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of seventeen American short stories spanning more than a century and a half. Themes vary from Gothic horror to frontier humor, small-town barbarism to inner city compassion, and the perils of the open sea to the affliction of everyday boredom.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yan Nascimbene
ISBN: 9781568462028 1568462026
OCLC Number: 255142430
Description: 271 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe --
The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Mark Twain --
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce --
The open boat / Stephen Crane --
Paul's case / Willa Cather --
Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemmingway --
The jilting of Granny Weatherall / Katherine Anne Porter --
The chrysanthemums / John Steinbeck --
The secret life of Walter Mitty / James Thurber --
In the twilight / Wallace Stegner --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
Thank you, m'am / Langston Hughes --
Icarus Montgolfier Wright / Ray Bradbury --
A & P / John Updike --
Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates --
Everyday use / Alice Walker --
Elk / Rick Bass.
Other Titles: Black cat.
Celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County.
Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.
Open boat.
Jilting of Granny Weatherall.
Chrysanthemums.
Secret life of Walter Mitty.
Lottery.
Responsibility: illustrated by Yan Nascimbene ; introduction by Ray Bradbury.
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Presents a collection of seventeen American short stories spanning more than a century and a half. Themes vary from Gothic horror to frontier humor, small-town barbarism to inner city compassion, and the perils of the open sea to the affliction of everyday boredom.

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