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Wild nights! : stories about the last days of Poe, Dickinson, Twain, James, and Hemingway

Author: Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher: New York : Ecco ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reimagines the final days of five major American writers, in a collection of short works written in the subtly nuanced language style of each.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Edgar Allan Poe; Emily Dickinson; Mark Twain; Henry James; Ernest Hemingway; Emily Dickinson; Ernest Hemingway; Henry James; Edgar Allan Poe; Mark Twain
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN: 9780061434822 0061434825
OCLC Number: 299241880
Description: 235, 32 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Poe posthumous; or, The light-house --
EDickinsonRepliLuxe --
Grandpa Clemens & angelfish, 1906 --
The master at St. Bartholomew's Hospital 1914-1916 --
Papa at Ketchum, 1961.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates.

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