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Short stories, five decades

Author: Irwin Shaw; Alfred Kazin
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irwin Shaw; Alfred Kazin
OCLC Number: 11275580
Description: xxiv, 756 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The eighty-yard run --
Borough of cemeteries --
Main currents of American thought --
Second mortgage --
Sailor off the Bremen --
Strawberry ice cream soda --
Welcome to the city --
The girls in their summer dresses --
Search through the streets of the city --
The monument --
I stand by Dempsey --
God on Friday night --
Return to Kansas City --
Triumph of justice --
No jury would convict --
The lament of Madame Rechevsky --
The deputy sheriff --
Stop pushing, Rocky --
"March, march on down the field" --
Free conscience, void of offence --
Weep in years to come --
The city was in total darkness --
Night, birth and opinion --
Preach on the dusty roads --
Hamlets of the world --
Medal from Jerusalem --
Walking wounded --
Night in Algiers --
Gunners' passage --
Retreat --
Act of faith --
The man with one arm --
The passion of Lance Corporal Hawkins --
The dry rock --
Noises in the city. The Indian in depth of night --
Material witness --
Little Henry Irving --
The house of pain --
A year to learn the language --
The Greek general --
The green nude --
The climate of insomnia --
Goldilocks at graveside --
Mixed doubles --
A wicked story --
Age of reason --
Peter Two --
The sunny banks of the river Lethe --
The man who married a French wife --
Voyage out, voyage home --
Tip on a dead jockey --
The inhabitants of Venus --
In the French style --
Then we were three --
God was here but He left early --
Love on a dark street --
Small Saturday --
Pattern of love --
Whispers in bedlam --
Where all things wise and fair descend --
Full many a flower --
Circle of light.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Five decades
Responsibility: Irwin Shaw ; with a new foreward by Alfred Kazin.

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