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A Malamud reader.

Author: Bernard Malamud
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents between the covers of a single book the range and scope of one of the most distinguished writers in America. It contains the complete text of The Assistant; ten stories from The Magic Barrel and Idiots First; three journeys from The Natural, A New Life, and The Fixer; and two long selections from A New Life and The Fixer.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Malamud
ISBN: 0374515131 9780374515133
OCLC Number: 361801
Description: xiv, 528 pages 22 cm
Contents: Introduction, by P. Rahv.--Three journeys: To Chicago (from The natural). To the coast (from A new life). To Kiev (from The Fixer).--The assistant.--In love and prison: S. Levin in love (from A new life). Yakov Bok in prison (from The Fixer).--Stories: The mourners. Idiots first. The first seven years. Take pity. The maid's shoes. Black is my favorite color. The Jewbird. The magic barrel. The German refugee. The last Mohican.

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This volume presents between the covers of a single book the range and scope of one of the most distinguished writers in America. It contains the complete text of The Assistant; ten stories from The Magic Barrel and Idiots First; three journeys from The Natural, A New Life, and The Fixer; and two long selections from A New Life and The Fixer.

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