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The William Saroyan reader.

Author: William Saroyan; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York, G. Braziller, 1958.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Saroyan, William, 1908-1981.
William Saroyan reader.
New York, G. Braziller, 1958
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Saroyan; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 286061
Description: 498 pages 22 cm
Contents: Tracy's tiger --
The Saroyan prizes, 1908-1939 --
The daring young man on the flying trapeze --
The parsley garden --
The hummingbird that lived through winter --
Fable IX from Saroyan's fables --
The story of the young man and the mouse --
The great leapfrog contest --
The declaration of war --
The stolen bicycle --
The third day after Christmas --
Seventy thousand Assyrians --
The insurance salesman, the peasant, the rug merchant, and the potted plant --
The beggars --
The Filipino and the drunkard --
The world's champion elevator operator --
Finlandia --
A cold day. The human comedy. Ulysses; Homer; You go your way, I'll go mine; A speech on the human nose; The apricot tree; At the public library; Mr. Mechano; A letter from Marcus to his brother Homer; The end and the beginning. --
The slaughter of the innocents. The adventures of Wesley Jackson. Wesley sings Valencia and gets an important letter; Wesley explains what the Army does to a fellow, says something he thinks is right, and can't sleep; Jim Kirby of the U.P. teaches Harry Cook and Wesley the art of war and sends them flying to the north; Wesley see his name in print for the first time and doesn't know what to make of it; Wesley reads in the New republic the letter he wrote to his father; Wesley finds his girl, Jill Moore of Gloucester; The invasion of Europe begins; Wesley studies the various groups in the German prison camp; John Wynstanley of Cincinnati, Ohio, puts on a straw hat and plays the trombone, enchanting enemy and friend alike; Wesley comes to the end of his story. The man with the heart in the Highlands --
The La Salle Hotel in Chicago --
The oranges --
A visitor in the piano warehouse --
Dear Greta Garbo --
The living and the dead --
Jim Pemberton and his boy Trigger --
War --
Love, here is my hat --
The genius --
The journey and the dream --
Corduroy pants --
My name is Aram. The pomegranate trees; Locomotive 38, the Ojibway; The poor and burning Arab --
The laughing matter --
The return to the pomegranate trees --
The time of your life --
The Armenian writers --
The bicycle rider in Beverly Hills --
A writer's declaration.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Introd. by William Saroyan.


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