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Extreme magic : eight stories and a novella

Author: Hortense Calisher
Publisher: New York : Open Road Integrated Media, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The recognition of failure and success is the theme of these eight short stories and the title novella from three-time National Book Award finalist Hortense Calisher Extreme Magic is Hortense Calisher & rsquo;s third collection of shorter works, after In the Absence of Angels (1951) and Tale for the Mirror (1962). Follow a drifting husband as he returns home and finds middle age in & ldquo;A Christmas Carillon. &  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Calisher, Hortense.
Extreme Magic : Eight Stories and a Novella.
Newburyport : Open Road Media, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hortense Calisher
ISBN: 9781480437395 1480437395
OCLC Number: 857714576
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Il plœ:r dã mõ kœ:r --
Two colonials --
A Christmas carillon --
The rabbi's daughter --
Little did I know --
The gulf between --
Songs my mother taught me --
If you don't want to live I can't help you --
Extreme magic.
Responsibility: Hortense Calisher.

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The recognition of failure and success is the theme of these eight short stories and the title novella from three-time National Book Award finalist Hortense Calisher Extreme Magic is Hortense Calisher & rsquo;s third collection of shorter works, after In the Absence of Angels (1951) and Tale for the Mirror (1962). Follow a drifting husband as he returns home and finds middle age in & ldquo;A Christmas Carillon. & rdquo; Listen with a daughter as she overhears a painful argument between her parents in & ldquo;The Gulf Between. & rdquo; Travel with a broken man as he heals after a tragic loss in & ldquo;Extreme Magic. & rdquo; Once again, Calisher captivates with her expressionistic prose and intricate characters.

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