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An occasion of sin : stories

Author: John Montague; Barry Callaghan; David Lampe
Publisher: Fredonia, N.Y. : White Pine Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These 11 stories ably exhibit the talents of Irish writer and poet Montague ( Born in Brooklyn ). Two stories in particular stand out: a comic telling of a boy's obsession with Zane Grey and his unsuccessful expedition into town to see a western movie with some farmers; and the brilliant title story, in which a young Frenchwoman who befriends a group of clerical students on a beach earns the disapproval of other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Montague; Barry Callaghan; David Lampe
ISBN: 1877727210 9781877727214
OCLC Number: 28682477
Description: 225 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Oklahoma kid --
The letters --
The dark accomplice --
The new enamel bucket --
The cry --
The road ahead --
A change of management --
An occasion of sin --
A ball of fire --
The parish of the dead --
Death of a chieftain.
Responsibility: by John Montague ; edited by Barry Callaghan and David Lampe.
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"Montague explores dark emotions and thoughts with wonderful subtlety; he has a deliciously wicked wit and great range."-Publishers Weekly "An Occasion of Sin is not to be missed."-Small Press  Read more...

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