3rd printing of the 1st edition. Trade paperback. Near Fine. Small red 'P' stamped bottom of the text block, small faint crease bottom rear cover corner, else bright, tight and clean; no names or spine creasing. ISBN: 0374524319. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Here are all of Grace Paley's classic stories collected in one volume. Her quirky, boisterous characters and rich use of language have won her readers' hearts and secured her place as one of America's most accomplished writers of short fiction.
About the Author:
Grace Paley was born the daughter of Russian immigrants in the Bronx, New York, in 1922. Her short stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, and The Atlantic Monthly, among other publications. Her highly acclaimed collections of stories include The Little Disturbances of Man (1959), Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (1974), Later the Same Day (1985), and The Collected Stories (1994), which won the National Book Award. She is also the author of two books of poetry, Leaning Forward (1985) and Begin Again(1992), and one collection of poems and prose pieces, Long Walks and Intimate Talks (1991). She has taught at Sarah Lawrence, Columbia, Dartmouth, and City College, and is a popular lecturer and workshop leader at colleges and universities. Included among her awards and honors are a 1997 Lannan Literary Award for Fiction; the 1994 National Book Award for Fiction; the 1993 Vermont Award for Excellence in the Arts; the 1992 REA award for Short Stories; and the 1989 Edith Wharton Award. In 1989 she was honored at a ceremony in Albany, New York, by then Governor Mario Cuomo, who declared her the first official New York State Writer. She now divides her time between New York City and Thetford Hill, Vermont.
Titel: THE COLLECTED STORIES.
Verlag: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994.
Zustand: Near Fine
Buchbeschreibung Brown Book Group Little Aug 1999, 1999. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Here are all Grace Paley's classic stories in one volume. From her first book THE LITTLE DISTURBANCES OF MAN (1959), to ENORMOUS CHANGES AT THE LAST MINUTE (1974) and LATER THE SAME DAY (1985), Grace Paley's quirky, boisterous characters and rich use of language have won her readers' hearts and secured her place as one of America's most accomplished short story writers. Her stories are united by her signature interweaving of personal and political truths, her extraordinary capacity for empathy and her pointed depiction of the small and large events that make up daily life. 416 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781860495212
Buchbeschreibung Virago, London, 1998. Broschur. Buchzustand: Gut. in das unsignierte Buch wurde ein Aufkleber ( bookplate) montiert signiert von der britischen Schriftstellerin Grace Paley (1922-2007), leichte gebrauchsspuren. signed by author ( bookplate) Size: gr. 8 °. Vom Autor signiert. Buch. Artikel-Nr. 012219