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The collected stories of Amy Hempel, Amy Hempel; with an introduction by Rick Moody

Label
The collected stories of Amy Hempel
Title
The collected stories of Amy Hempel
Statement of responsibility
Amy Hempel; with an introduction by Rick Moody
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amy Hempel is a master of the short story. This celebrated volume gathers together her complete work--four short collections of stunning stories about marriages, minor disasters, and moments of revelation. With her inimitable compassion and wit, Hempel introduces characters who make choices that seem inevitable, and whose longings and misgivings evoke eternal human experience. For readers who have known Hempel's work for decades and for those who are just discovering her, this indispensable volume contains all the stories in Reasons to Live, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Tumble Home, and the The Dog of the Marriage
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Hempel, Amy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.E47916
LC item number
A6 2007
Literary form
short stories
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United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The collected stories of Amy Hempel, Amy Hempel; with an introduction by Rick Moody
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In a tub -- Tonight is a favor to Holly -- Celia is back -- Nashville gone to ashes -- San Francisco -- In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried -- Beg, Sl Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep -- Going -- Pool night -- Three popes walk into a bar -- The man in Bogotá -- When it's human instead of when it's dog -- Why I'm here -- Breathing Jesus -- Today will be a quiet day -- Daylight come -- The harvest -- The most girl part of you -- Rapture of the deep -- Du jour -- Murder -- The day I had everything -- To those of you who missed your connecting flights out of O'Hare -- And lead us not into Penn Station -- In the animal shelter -- At the gates of the Animal Kingdom -- The lady will have the slug Louie -- Under no moon -- The center -- Tom-rock through the eels -- The rest of God -- Weekend -- Church cancels cow -- The children's party -- Sportsman -- Housewife -- The annex -- The new lodger -- Tumble home -- Notes -- Beach town -- Jesus is waiting -- The uninvited -- Reference #388475848-5 -- What were the white things? -- The dog of the marriage -- The afterlife --- Memoir -- Offertory -- Notes
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xvii, 407 pages
Isbn
9780743291637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 173248764
  • (OCoLC)173248764
Label
The collected stories of Amy Hempel, Amy Hempel; with an introduction by Rick Moody
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In a tub -- Tonight is a favor to Holly -- Celia is back -- Nashville gone to ashes -- San Francisco -- In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried -- Beg, Sl Tog, Inc, Cont, Rep -- Going -- Pool night -- Three popes walk into a bar -- The man in Bogotá -- When it's human instead of when it's dog -- Why I'm here -- Breathing Jesus -- Today will be a quiet day -- Daylight come -- The harvest -- The most girl part of you -- Rapture of the deep -- Du jour -- Murder -- The day I had everything -- To those of you who missed your connecting flights out of O'Hare -- And lead us not into Penn Station -- In the animal shelter -- At the gates of the Animal Kingdom -- The lady will have the slug Louie -- Under no moon -- The center -- Tom-rock through the eels -- The rest of God -- Weekend -- Church cancels cow -- The children's party -- Sportsman -- Housewife -- The annex -- The new lodger -- Tumble home -- Notes -- Beach town -- Jesus is waiting -- The uninvited -- Reference #388475848-5 -- What were the white things? -- The dog of the marriage -- The afterlife --- Memoir -- Offertory -- Notes
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xvii, 407 pages
Isbn
9780743291637
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 173248764
  • (OCoLC)173248764

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