Beispielbild für diese ISBN

The Available Press/PEN Short Story Collection

Adams, Alice

0 Bewertungen bei Goodreads
ISBN 10: 034532126X / ISBN 13: 9780345321268
Verlag: Ballantine Books, US, 1985
Gebraucht Zustand: Very Good Softcover
Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 5,26 Währung umrechnen
Versand: EUR 4,25 Innerhalb USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen

Angeboten von

Robinson Street Books, IOBA
Binghamton, NY, USA

4 Sterne

Heritage Bookseller

AbeBooks Mitglied seit 1996

Beschreibung

034532126X Very good, some creasing. * Quality, Value, Experience. Media Shipped in New Boxes. Buchnummer des Verkäufers WARE65KR2990

Anzahl: 1

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: The Available Press/PEN Short Story ...

Verlag: Ballantine Books, US

Erscheinungsdatum: 1985

Einband: Paperback

Zustand: Very Good

Über diesen Titel

Inhaltsangabe:

A curated selection of short fiction by some of the most talented American writers at work today

There was a time when newspaper readers could round out breakfast with a slice of fiction by such well-known writers as Henry James and Mark Twain or Sarah Orne Jewett. Sometimes the newspaper introduced them to a newcomer, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald. But over the years the short story drifted into literary magazines, and as many of those publications faded into obscurity, it looked as if short fiction might go the way of the dinosaur. Now, thanks to the PEN Syndicated Fiction Project, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Program, the short story is back where it belongs—in the daily newspapers.

The eighty-three stories here were chosen in the first round of an ongoing competition by a panel of distinguished writers—Ann Beattie, Robert Stone, Anne Tyler, Russell Baker, and Kurt Vonnegut—and then submitted to a group of participating newspapers. Each paper was free to publish whichever stories it found most appropriate for its readers.

As Anne Tyler writes in her introduction: “It is astonishing that there are so many skilled and gifted writers at work in just this one country, in just this one period of time. When I finished choosing them, and packed up the stories and sent them off, it was something like sending off a crowd of house guests.”

About the Author:

Alice Adams was a novelist and short story writer. Born in Virginia, she graduated from Radcliffe College. She was the recipient of an Academy and Institute Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. She lived in San Francisco until her death in 1999.

„Über diesen Titel“ kann sich auf eine andere Ausgabe dieses Titels beziehen.

Anbieterinformationen

Our offices and warehouse are located in Binghamton NY. All of our available books are on-line. We are not open to the public. Local buyers may make appointment to pick up items at our warehouse.

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers

Geschäftsbedingungen:

Robinson Street Books, 184 Robinson Street, Binghamton, NY 13904
Email: info@robinsonstreetbooks.com Phone: 607-217-4328 Within USA: 800-
572-4416 Contact: Rhett Moran

All books are guaranteed to be as described. Books are returnable within 2
weeks. Please notify us before returning a book. All items are offered
subject
to prior sale. ALL AUTOGRAPHS ARE GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC, and if found
otherwise, may be returned by original purchaser, for full refund without
time limit. We accept ALL MAJOR CRE...

Mehr Information
Versandinformationen:

Shipping: Media Mail Shipping: $4.49 first book, $1.00 each other. Priority
$7.50 first book $3.00 each other. Some books and sets added postage required.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

Zahlungsarten
akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Money Order Bar PayPal