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Nothing that meets the eye : the uncollected stories of Patricia Highsmith.

Author: Patricia Highsmith
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Highsmith renaissance continues with this brilliant collection of 28 short stories, a great majority of which have never been seen before. From this new collection, a remarkable portrait of the American psyche at mid-century emerges, unforgettably distilled by the inimitable eye of Patricia Highsmith.
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Named Person: Patricia Highsmith
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Highsmith
ISBN: 0393051870 9780393051872
OCLC Number: 50416533
Description: 455 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Early stories, 1938-1949 --
Mightiest mornings --
Uncertain treasure --
Magic casements --
Miss Juste and the green rompers --
When the door is always open and the welcome mat is out --
In the plaza --
Hollow oracle --
Great cardhouse --
Car --
Still point of the turning world --
Pianos of the Steinachs --
Mighty nice man --
Quiet night --
Doorbell for Louisa. pt. II. Middle and later stories, 1952-1982 --
Bird in hand --
Music to die by --
Man's best friend --
Born failure --
Dangerous hobby --
Returnees --
Nothing that meets the eye --
Two disagreeable pigeons --
Variations on a game --
Girl like Phyl --
It's a deal --
Things had gone badly --
Trouble with Mrs. Blynn, the trouble with the world --
Second cigarette.
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"Highsmith is no more a practitioner of the murder mystery genre...than are Doestoevsky, Faulkner and Camus."-Joan Smith, Los Angeles Times  Read more...

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