Slave Narratives (LOA #114)

Slave Narratives (LOA #114) PDF Author: William L. Andrews
Publisher: Library of America
ISBN: 9781883011765
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 1066

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The ten works collected in this volume demonstrate how a diverse group of writers challenged the conscience of a nation and laid the foundations of the African American literary tradition by expressing their in anger, pain, sorrow, and courage. Included in the volume: Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw; Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano; The Confessions of Nat Turner; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass; Narrative of William W. Brown; Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb; Narrative of Sojouner Truth; Ellen and William Craft's Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl and Narrative of the Life of J. D.Green. LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

Slave Narratives (LOA #114)

Slave Narratives (LOA #114) PDF Author: William L. Andrews
Publisher: Library of America
ISBN: 9781883011765
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 1066

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Book Description
The ten works collected in this volume demonstrate how a diverse group of writers challenged the conscience of a nation and laid the foundations of the African American literary tradition by expressing their in anger, pain, sorrow, and courage. Included in the volume: Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw; Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano; The Confessions of Nat Turner; Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass; Narrative of William W. Brown; Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb; Narrative of Sojouner Truth; Ellen and William Craft's Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom; Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl and Narrative of the Life of J. D.Green. LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

Raymond Carver: Collected Stories (LOA #195)

Raymond Carver: Collected Stories (LOA #195) PDF Author: Raymond Carver
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 1040

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Collects legendary and controversial works by the mid-twentieth-century writer including posthumous, unedited, and previously unseen versions, in a comparative anthology that offers insight into the influence of editor Gordon Lish.

Shirley Jackson: Novels and Stories (LOA #204)

Shirley Jackson: Novels and Stories (LOA #204) PDF Author: Shirley Jackson
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ISBN:
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 856

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An anthology of writings by the leading mid-20th-century classic author, compiled by the National Book Award-winning author of Them, includes The Lottery, The Haunting of Hill House, We Have Always Lived in the Castle and 21 short pieces that reflect Jackson's work in other genres.

William Maxwell: Early Novels and Stories (LOA #179)

William Maxwell: Early Novels and Stories (LOA #179) PDF Author: William Maxwell
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 1032

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A first of two omnibus volumes of best works by the twentieth-century American chronicler of small-town life includes the previously out-of-print "boarding house" comedy, Bright Center of Heaven, as well as an assortment of short stories and early signature novels.

Philip Roth: Novels & Other Narratives 1986-1991 (LOA #185)

Philip Roth: Novels & Other Narratives 1986-1991 (LOA #185) PDF Author: Philip Roth
Publisher: Library of America Philip Roth Edition
ISBN:
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 800

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A fifth volume of definitive works combines The Counterlife with a trio of "Roth Books" including The Facts, Deception, and Patrimony. 15,000 first printing.

Isaac Bashevis Singer: Collected Stories Vol. 3 (LOA #151)

Isaac Bashevis Singer: Collected Stories Vol. 3 (LOA #151) PDF Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 936

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Presents a collection of short stories, including "Brother Beetle" and "The Jew from Babylon" along with ten previously unpublished stories.

Isaac Bashevis Singer: Collected Stories Vol. 2 (LOA #150)

Isaac Bashevis Singer: Collected Stories Vol. 2 (LOA #150) PDF Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 892

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Presents a collection of sixty-five short stories.

John Cheever: Collected Stories and Other Writings (LOA #188)

John Cheever: Collected Stories and Other Writings (LOA #188) PDF Author: John Cheever
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 1064

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This landmark volume combines the entire Pulitzer Prize-winning collection, "The Stories of John Cheever," with seven selections from Cheever's first book, "The Way Some People Live."

Katherine Anne Porter: Collected Stories and Other Writings (LOA #186)

Katherine Anne Porter: Collected Stories and Other Writings (LOA #186) PDF Author: Katherine Anne Porter
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 1128

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A collection of short works includes speeches, essays, and such stories as "Flowering Judas," "Noon Wine," "Pale Horse, Pale Rider," and "The Days Before."

Dashiell Hammett: Crime Stories & Other Writings (LOA #125)

Dashiell Hammett: Crime Stories & Other Writings (LOA #125) PDF Author: Dashiell Hammett
Publisher: Library of America Dashiell Ha
ISBN:
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 970

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A revealing look inside the mind of the one of the great writers of detective fiction includes essays, twenty-four stories, and an early version of "The Thin Man."