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20th century American short stories

Author: Jean A McConochie
Publisher: Boston, MA : Heinle and Heinle Publisher, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Introduces students to American literature through unabridged, unsimplified stories written by a variety of American authors. Includes pre-and post-reading support, discussion and writing activities to help promote both reading and writing.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean A McConochie
ISBN: 083844850X 9780838448502 0838448518 9780838448519 0838461468 9780838461464
OCLC Number: 32776859
Target Audience: Level: high intermediate to advanced.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. No speak English / Sandra Cisneros --
Popular mechanics / Raymond Carver --
The unicorn in the garden / James Thurber --
The summer of the beautiful white horse / William Saroyan --
Samuel / Grace Paley --
The chaser / John Collier --
The brown house / Hisaye Yamamoto --
Love / Jesse Stuart --
The use of force / William Carlos Williams --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
A blizzard under the sky / Pam Houston --
The sentinel / Arthur C. Clarke. Vol. 2. Hills like white elephants / Ernest Hemingway --
The man to send rain clouds / Leslie Marmon Silko --
The somebody / Danny Santiago --
Japanese Hamlet / Toshio Mori --
Secrets / Judy Troy --
The orphaned swimming pool / John Updike --
The sojourner / Carson McCullers --
English as a second language / Lucy Honig --
The bass, the river, and Shelia Mant / W.D. Wetherell --
Fine points / Andrea Lee --
Where you have been, where you are going / Mark Steven Hess --
Christmas snow / Donald Hall.
Other Titles: Twentieth century American short stories
Collection of twentieth century American short stories
Responsibility: [compiled by] by Jean A. McConochie.

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1. No Speak English 2. Popular Mechanics 3. The Unicorn in the Garden 4. The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse 5. Samuel 6. The Chaser 7. The Brown House 8. Love 9. The Use of Force 10. The Lottery Read more...

 
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