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Pigeon feathers, and other stories

Author: John Updike
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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"These stories 'are filled with gentle humor and irony. Youth, marriage, and family life provide most of the themes." Cincinnati Public Libr.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Updike, John.
Pigeon feathers, and other stories.
New York, Knopf, 1962
(OCoLC)572604206
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Updike
OCLC Number: 710800
Notes: "Of these nineteen stories, seventeen were originally published in the New Yorker."--Title page verso.
Description: 278 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Walter Briggs --
Persistence of desire --
Still life --
Flight --
Should wizard hit Mommy? --
Sense of shelter --
Dear Alexandros --
Wife-wooing --
Pigeon feathers --
Home --
Archangel --
You'll never know, dear, how much I love you --
Astronomer --
A & P --
Doctor's wife --
Lifeguard --
Crow in the woods --
Blessed man of Boston, my grandmother's thimble, and Fanning island --
Packed dirt, churchgoing, a dying cat, a traded car.
Responsibility: John Updike.

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"These stories 'are filled with gentle humor and irony. Youth, marriage, and family life provide most of the themes." Cincinnati Public Libr.

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