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The Substance of things hoped for : short fiction by modern Catholic authors

Author: John B Breslin
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Responsibility. -- A father's story / Andre Dubus -- Mothers / Shusaku Endo -- Candles for the Madonna / Heinrich Boll -- The warm sand / J.F. Powers -- The recruiting officer / John McGahern -- The promiscuous self / Walker Percy -- Crucifixus etiam / Walter M. Miller, Jr. -- The comedian / John L'Heureux. Resignation. -- A visit to Morin / Graham Greene -- Absolution / Morley Callaghan -- Jack Frost / Josephine  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Substance of things hoped for.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1987
(OCoLC)570855115
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John B Breslin
ISBN: 0385234287 9780385234283
OCLC Number: 13861588
Description: xx, 314 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The beginnings of a sin / Bernard MacLaverty --
Delia / Mary Gordon --
A Christmas tale / Franco̧is Mauriac --
Alice Long's dachshunds / Muriel Spark --
The liar / Tobias Wolff --
The enduring chill / Flannery O'Connor --
Hot ice / Stuart Dybek --
Life after death / Elizabeth Cullinan --
Polikushka / Ignazio Silone --
The salvation of me / Breece D'J Pancake --
A father's story / Andre Dubus --
Mothers / Shusaku Endo --
Candles for the Madonna / Heinrich Bol̈l --
The warm sand / J.F. Powers --
The recruiting officer / John McGahern --
The promiscuous self / Walker Percy --
Crucifixus etiam / Walter M. Miller, Jr. --
The comedian / John L'Heureux --
A visit to Morin / Graham Greene --
Absolution / Morley Callahan --
Jack Frost / Josephine Jacobsen.
Responsibility: selected with an introduction by John B. Breslin.

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Responsibility. -- A father's story / Andre Dubus -- Mothers / Shusaku Endo -- Candles for the Madonna / Heinrich Boll -- The warm sand / J.F. Powers -- The recruiting officer / John McGahern -- The promiscuous self / Walker Percy -- Crucifixus etiam / Walter M. Miller, Jr. -- The comedian / John L'Heureux. Resignation. -- A visit to Morin / Graham Greene -- Absolution / Morley Callaghan -- Jack Frost / Josephine Jacobsen.

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