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Author Maxwell, William, 1908-2000-

Title All the days and nights : the collected stories of William Maxwell.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    MAXWELL,WIL    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC MAXWELL,W    DUE 12-23-19
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 415 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents Over by the river -- The Trojan women -- The pilgrimage -- The patterns of love -- What every boy should know -- A game of chess -- The French scarecrow -- Young Francis Whitehead -- A final report -- Haller's second home -- The gardens of Mont-Saint-Michel -- The value of money -- The thistles in Sweden -- The poor orphan girl -- The lily-white boys -- Billie Dyer -- Love -- The man in the moon -- With reference to an incident at a bridge -- My father's friends -- The front and the back parts of the house -- The holy terror -- What he was like -- (to be continued)
(Continued) A Set of Twenty-one Improvisations : A love story -- The industrious tailor -- The country where nobody ever grew old and died -- The fisherman who had nobody to go out in his boat with him -- The two women friends -- The carpenter -- The man who had no friends and didn't want any -- A fable begotten of an echo of a line of verse by W.B. Yeats -- The blue finch of Arabia -- The sound of waves -- The woman who never drew breath except to complain -- The masks -- The man who lost his father -- The old woman whose house was beside a running stream -- The pessimistic fortune-teller -- The printing office -- The lamplighter -- The kingdom where straightforward, logical thinking was admired over every other kind -- The old man at the railroad crossing -- A mean and spiteful toad -- All the days and nights.
Subject City and town life -- Illinois -- Fiction.
Americans -- France -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Family -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Added Title Over by the river.
The Trojan women.
The pilgrimage.
The patterns of love.
What every boy should know.
A game of chess.
The French scarecrow.
Young Francis Whitehead.
A final report.
Haller's second home.
The gardens of Mont-Saint-Michel.
The value of money.
The thistles in Sweden.
The poor orphan girl.
The lily-white boys
Billie Dyer.
Love.
The man in the moon.
With reference to an incident at a bridge.
My father's friends.
The front and the back parts of the house.
The holy terror.
What he was like.
A love story.
The industrious tailor.
The country where nobody ever grew old and died.
The fisherman who had nobody to go out in his boat with him.
The two women friends.
The carpenter.
The man who had no friends and didn't want any.
A fable begotten of an echo of a line of verse by W.B. Yeats.
The blue finch of Arabia.
The sound of waves.
The woman who never drew breath except to complain.
The masks.
The man who lost his father.
The old woman whose house was beside a running stream.
The pessimistic fortune-teller.
The printing office.
The lamplighter.
The kingdom where straightforward, logical thinking was admired over every other kind.
The old man at the railroad crossing.
A mean and spiteful toad.
ISBN 0679438297 : 25.00 ( 33.50 Can.)

 
    
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