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Title First fiction : an anthology of the first published stories by famous writers / edited by Kathy Kiernan and Michael Moore ; introduction by Jane Smiley.

Imprint Boston : Little, Brown, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    FIRST    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S FIR    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Short Stories    S FIR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxi, 452 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents So help me / Nelson Algren -- The war in the bathroom / Margaret Atwood -- Previous condition / James Baldwin -- The state of grace / Harold Brodkey -- Aftermath of a lengthy rejection slip / Charles Bukowski -- Miriam / Truman Capote -- Furious seasons / Raymond Carver -- Expelled / John Cheever -- Landing in luck / William Faulkner -- Babes in the woods / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Albergo Empedocle / E.M. Forster -- The end of the party / Graham Greene -- Because of the waters of the flood / Mark Helprin -- In our time / Ernest Hemingway -- Crazy in the stir / Chester B. Himes -- After you, my dear Alphonse / Shirley Jackson -- Territory / David Leavitt -- April in Paris / Ursula K. Le Guin -- The pig / Doris Lessing --
Cruel and barbarous treatment / Mary McCarthy -- Wunderkind / Carson McCullers -- The greatest thing in the world / Norman Mailer -- Benefit performance / Bernard Malamud -- Mademoiselle Claude / Henry Miller -- A basket of strawberries / Alice Munro -- In the old world / Joyce Carol Oates -- The geranium / Flannery O'Connor -- Goodbye and good luck / Grace Paley -- Such a pretty little picture / Dorothy Parker -- The day it snowed / Philip Roth -- The daring young man on the flying trapeze / William Saroyan -- Flash in the pan / Irwin Shaw -- Gimpel the fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- And baby makes three / Jane Smiley -- The seraph and the Zambesi / Muriel Spark -- Oil field vignettes / Jim Thompson -- Friends from Philadelphia / John Updike -- Report on theBarnhouse Effect / Kurt Vonnegut -- To hell with dying / Alice Walker -- Death of a traveling salesman / Eudora Welty -- The vengeance of Nitocris / Tennessee Williams.
Subject Short stories, American.
Short stories, English.
Added Author Kiernan, Kathy, ed.
Moore, Michael, 1962- ed.
Smiley, Jane.
Algren, Nelson, 1909- So help me.
Atwood, Margaret Eleanor, 1939- , War in the bathroom.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987- Previous condition.
Brodkey, Harold, State of grace.
Bukowski, Charles, Aftermath of a lengthy rejection slip.
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984- Miriam.
Carver, Raymond, Furious seasons.
Cheever, John, Expelled.
Faulkner, William, Landing in luck.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Babes in the woods.
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Albergo Empedocle.
Greene, Graham, 1904- End of the party.
Helprin, Mark, Because of the waters of the flood.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. In our time.
Himes, Chester B., 1909- Crazy in the stir.
Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965. After you, my dear Alphonse.
Leavitt, David, 1961- Territory.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- April in Paris.
Lessing, Doris May, 1919- Pig.
McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989- Cruel and barbarous treatment.
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967. Wunderkind.
Mailer, Norman, Greatest thing in the world.
Malamud, Bernard, Benefit performance.
Miller, Henry, Mademoiselle Claude.
Munro, Alice, A basket of strawberries.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- In the old world.
O'Connor, Flannery, Geranium.
Paley, Grace, Goodbye and good luck.
Parker, Dorothy, Such a pretty little picture.
Roth, Philip, Day it snowed.
Saroyan, William, 1908-1981- Daring young man on the flying trapeze, and other stories.
Shaw, Irwin, 1913- Flash in the pan.
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991- Short stories. Selections. English.
Smiley, Jane, And baby makes three.
Spark, Muriel, Seraph and the Zambesi.
Thompson, Jim, 1906-1977. Oil field vignettes.
Updike, John, Friends from Philadelphia.
Vonnegut, Kurt, Report on the barnhouse effect.
Walker, Alice, To hell with dying.
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001- Death of a traveling salesman.
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. Vengeance of Nitocris.
ISBN 0316492035 (hc) : 24.95
0316492043 (pbk.) : 11.95

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