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The Resource The uncollected stories of Allan Gurganus, Allan Gurganus

The uncollected stories of Allan Gurganus, Allan Gurganus

Label
The uncollected stories of Allan Gurganus
Title
The uncollected stories of Allan Gurganus
Statement of responsibility
Allan Gurganus
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From one of "the best writers of our time" (Ann Patchett) comes a sparkling volume of previously uncollected short stories. For over three decades, Allan Gurganus has been heralded by readers and critics alike as "the most technically gifted and morally responsive writer of his generation" (John Cheever). Now, the beloved North Carolina author of such classics as Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and White People has collected ten of his most powerful short stories-all of which have never appeared in a book and some of which have never before been published-into a volume that affirms his place as a quintessential Southern writer. In his characteristic style, Gurganus limns remarkable vignettes with unforgettable characters, such as Esther, the grammar school librarian who develops a relationship with a snake farmer in My Heart is a Snake Farmer, and the narrator of A Fool for Christmas, Vernon Ricketts, who is manager of Fin, Fur and Fun: "Third-busiest pet store in eastern North Carolina, so they tell me." Replete with descriptive prose that would remind one of none other than Melville, Uncollected Stories" celebrates one of the South's most iconic living authors and promises to create a new generation of Allan Gurganus readers for years to come"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10938495
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gurganus, Allan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.U814
LC item number
A6 2021
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gurganus, Allan
  • Gurganus, Allan
  • Gurganus, Allan
  • Gurganus, Allan
  • Gurganus, Allan
  • Gurganus, Allan
  • Gurganus, Allan
  • Gurganus, Allan
  • Gurganus, Allan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Small cities
Target audience
adult
Label
The uncollected stories of Allan Gurganus, Allan Gurganus
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
The wish for a good young country doctor -- The mortician confesses -- He's at the office -- Unassisted human flight -- A fool for Christmas -- Fetch -- The deluxe $19.95 walking tour of Historic Falls (NC)-light lunch inclusive -- Fourteen feet of water in my house -- My heart is a snake farm
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780871403780
Lccn
2020029010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1155075460
  • (OCoLC)1155075460
Label
The uncollected stories of Allan Gurganus, Allan Gurganus
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
The wish for a good young country doctor -- The mortician confesses -- He's at the office -- Unassisted human flight -- A fool for Christmas -- Fetch -- The deluxe $19.95 walking tour of Historic Falls (NC)-light lunch inclusive -- Fourteen feet of water in my house -- My heart is a snake farm
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780871403780
Lccn
2020029010
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1155075460
  • (OCoLC)1155075460

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