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The Resource A Grace Paley reader : stories, essays, and poetry, Grace Paley ; edited by Kevin Bowen and Nora Paley ; introduction by George Saunders

A Grace Paley reader : stories, essays, and poetry, Grace Paley ; edited by Kevin Bowen and Nora Paley ; introduction by George Saunders

Label
A Grace Paley reader : stories, essays, and poetry
Title
A Grace Paley reader
Title remainder
stories, essays, and poetry
Statement of responsibility
Grace Paley ; edited by Kevin Bowen and Nora Paley ; introduction by George Saunders
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An essential book for all Grace Paley fans. Grace Paley is best known for her inimitable short stories, but she was also an enormously talented essayist and poet. A Grace Paley Reader collects the best of Paley's writing, showcasing her breadth of work and her extraordinary insight and empathy. With an introduction by George Saunders and an afterword by the writer's daughter, Nora Paley, A Grace Paley Reader is sure to become an instant classic."--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paley, Grace
Dewey number
818/.5409
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.A46
LC item number
A6 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bowen, Kevin
  • Paley, Nora
  • Saunders, George
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Short stories, American
  • American essays
  • American poetry
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • American essays
  • American poetry
  • Literature
  • Short stories, American
Label
A Grace Paley reader : stories, essays, and poetry, Grace Paley ; edited by Kevin Bowen and Nora Paley ; introduction by George Saunders
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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 used-boy raisers
  • A subject of childhood
  • From enormous changes at the last minute.
  • Living
  • Come on, ye sons of art
  • Faith in a tree
  • Enormous changes at the last minute
  • A conversation with my father
  • The long-distance runner
  • From later the same day.
  • I.
  • Friends
  • Mother
  • Ruthy and Edie
  • Zagrowsky tells
  • II.
  • Essays.
  • From just as I thought.
  • Injustice
  • The illegal days
  • Jobs
  • Stories.
  • Six days: some rememberings
  • Cop tales
  • The seneca stories: tales from the women's peach encampment
  • Women's pentagon action unity statement
  • Of poetry and women and the world
  • Thinking about Barbary Deming
  • The Gulf War
  • Report from North Vietnam
  • El Salvador
  • Other people's children
  • From The little disturbances of man.
  • Some notes on teaching: probably spoken
  • Imagining the present
  • The value of not understanding everything
  • Feelings in the presence of the sight and sound of the bread and puppet theater
  • Traveling
  • From long walks and intimate talks.
  • Midrash on happiness
  • III.
  • Poems.
  • Fidelity
  • Goodbye and good luck
  • For Danny
  • My mother: 33 years later
  • Suddenly there's Poughkeepsie
  • In the bus
  • A poem about storytelling
  • News
  • Connections: Vermont Vietnam (I)
  • Connections: Vermont: Vietnam (II)
  • In San Salvador (I)
  • That country
  • A woman, young and old
  • On the ramblas a tree a girl
  • People in my family
  • My father at 85
  • Sisters
  • On occasion
  • Anti-love poem
  • My sister and my grandson
  • Fathers
  • Luck
  • The hard-hearted Rich
  • The loudest voice
  • Responsibility
  • For my daughter
  • Letter
  • Fear
  • Families
  • Saint-John's-wort!
  • Goldenrod
  • Then
  • Is there a difference between men and women
  • Definition
  • An interest in life
  • Education
  • One day
  • This hill
  • Two short sad stories from a long and happy life
Control code
ocn946692854
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 371 pages
Isbn
9780374165826
Lccn
2016041341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946692854
  • (Sirsi) a1980121
Label
A Grace Paley reader : stories, essays, and poetry, Grace Paley ; edited by Kevin Bowen and Nora Paley ; introduction by George Saunders
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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 used-boy raisers
  • A subject of childhood
  • From enormous changes at the last minute.
  • Living
  • Come on, ye sons of art
  • Faith in a tree
  • Enormous changes at the last minute
  • A conversation with my father
  • The long-distance runner
  • From later the same day.
  • I.
  • Friends
  • Mother
  • Ruthy and Edie
  • Zagrowsky tells
  • II.
  • Essays.
  • From just as I thought.
  • Injustice
  • The illegal days
  • Jobs
  • Stories.
  • Six days: some rememberings
  • Cop tales
  • The seneca stories: tales from the women's peach encampment
  • Women's pentagon action unity statement
  • Of poetry and women and the world
  • Thinking about Barbary Deming
  • The Gulf War
  • Report from North Vietnam
  • El Salvador
  • Other people's children
  • From The little disturbances of man.
  • Some notes on teaching: probably spoken
  • Imagining the present
  • The value of not understanding everything
  • Feelings in the presence of the sight and sound of the bread and puppet theater
  • Traveling
  • From long walks and intimate talks.
  • Midrash on happiness
  • III.
  • Poems.
  • Fidelity
  • Goodbye and good luck
  • For Danny
  • My mother: 33 years later
  • Suddenly there's Poughkeepsie
  • In the bus
  • A poem about storytelling
  • News
  • Connections: Vermont Vietnam (I)
  • Connections: Vermont: Vietnam (II)
  • In San Salvador (I)
  • That country
  • A woman, young and old
  • On the ramblas a tree a girl
  • People in my family
  • My father at 85
  • Sisters
  • On occasion
  • Anti-love poem
  • My sister and my grandson
  • Fathers
  • Luck
  • The hard-hearted Rich
  • The loudest voice
  • Responsibility
  • For my daughter
  • Letter
  • Fear
  • Families
  • Saint-John's-wort!
  • Goldenrod
  • Then
  • Is there a difference between men and women
  • Definition
  • An interest in life
  • Education
  • One day
  • This hill
  • Two short sad stories from a long and happy life
Control code
ocn946692854
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiv, 371 pages
Isbn
9780374165826
Lccn
2016041341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)946692854
  • (Sirsi) a1980121

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