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Calm sea and prosperous voyage : selected stories

Author: Bette Howland; Brigid Hughes; Honor Moore
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : A Public Space Books, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage restores to the literary canon an extraordinarily gifted writer, who was recognized as a major talent in the 1980s before all but disappearing from public view for decades ... With direct and powerful language in the tradition of Lucia Berlin, Kathleen Collins, and Grace Paley, Howland chronicles the tensions of her generation"--Dust jacket flap.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bette Howland; Brigid Hughes; Honor Moore
ISBN: 9780998267500 0998267503
OCLC Number: 1089012580
Description: 331 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A visit --
Blue in Chicago --
To the country --
Twenty-sixth and California --
Public facilities --
Golden age --
How we got the old woman to go --
Aronesti --
Power failure --
German lessons --
Calm sea and prosperous voyage --
Afterword / Honor Moore.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Calm sea & prosperous voyage
Responsibility: Bette Howland ; edited by Brigid Hughes ; afterword by Honor Moore.

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"Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage restores to the literary canon an extraordinarily gifted writer, who was recognized as a major talent in the 1980s before all but disappearing from public view for decades ... With direct and powerful language in the tradition of Lucia Berlin, Kathleen Collins, and Grace Paley, Howland chronicles the tensions of her generation"--Dust jacket flap.

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