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Title The Literary lover : great contemporary stories of passion and romance / edited and with an introduction by Larry Dark.

Imprint New York : Viking, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    LITERARY    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S LIT    Available
Description xiv, 368 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction -- Faces of madness / Rachel Ingalls -- The sledding party / Steven Millhauser -- Graduation / Andre Dubus -- The most beautiful woman in town / Charles Bukowski -- Innocence / Harold Brodkey -- A romantic weekend / Mary Gaitskill -- Morning / Joyce Carol Oates -- Jewel of the moon / William Kotzwinkle -- The Costa Brava, 1959 / Ward Just -- An interest in life / Grace Paley -- Houses / David Leavitt -- Come to Africa and save your marriage / Maria Thomas -- The lover / Alice Walker -- Safe houses / Nadine Gordimer -- Frank and Billy / Laurie Colwin -- Love song, for a moog synthesizer / John Updike -- The love object / Edna O'Brien -- Instruments of seduction / Norman Rush -- The habit of loving / Doris Lessing -- Letter to the lady of the house / Richard Bausch.
Genre/Form Love stories
Short stories
Added Author Dark, Larry, ed
Ingalls, Rachel, Faces of madness
Millhauser, Steven, Sledding party
Dubus, Andre, 1936-1999. Graduation
Bukowski, Charles, Most beautiful woman in town
Brodkey, Harold, Innocence
Gaitskill, Mary, 1954- A romantic weekend
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Morning
Kotzwinkle, William, Jewel of the moon
Just, Ward S., Costa Brava, 1959
Paley, Grace, An interest in life
Leavitt, David, 1790-1879 (David), Houses
Thomas, Maria, 1941- Come to Africa and save your marriage
Walker, Alice, 1944- Lover
Gordimer, Nadine, Safe houses
Colwin, Laurie, Frank and Billy.
Updike, John, Love song, for a moog synthesizer.
O'Brien, Edna, Love object.
Rush, Norman, Instruments of seduction
Lessing, Doris May, 1919- Habit of loving
Bausch, Richard, 1945- Letter to the lady of the house
ISBN 0670845809 : 22.50 ( 27.99 Can.)

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