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The collected stories of Jean Stafford

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux,
Pub. Date:
2005.
Edition:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux pbk. ed.
Language:
English
Description
These Pulitzer Prize-winning stories represent the major short works of fiction by one of the most distinctively American stylists of her day. Jean Stafford communicates the small details of loneliness and connection, the search for freedom and the desire to belong, that not only illuminate whole lives but also convey with an elegant economy of words the sense of the place and time in which her protagonists find themselves. The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford includes the acclaimed story "An Influx of Poets," which has never before appeared in book form.
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9780374529932
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