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Twenty-one : selected stories / Ward Just.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1990.Description: x, 389 p. ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 0395537568 :
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Online version:: Twenty-one.DDC classification:
  • 813/.54 20
LOC classification:
  • PS3560.U75 T9 1990
Contents:
Honor, power, riches, fame, and the love of women -- I'm worried about you -- Journalism -- The congressman who loved Flaubert -- Burns -- Noone -- Prime evening time -- A guide to the architecture of Washington, D.C. -- D. -- The short war of Mr. and Mrs. Conner -- Journal of a plague year -- Cease-fire -- A man at the top of his trade -- Dietz at war -- About Boston -- Maintenance -- A guide to the geography of Vermont -- The North Shore, 1958 -- The Costa Brava, 1959 -- A woman of character -- She's not dead, Belle.
Summary: The 21 stories in this book are culled from those published by Ward over the past 19 years. The stories are set in Vietnam, Washington, The Midwest, and Europe, and are mostly about journalists, politicians, and diplomats who lead lives of public consequence and private passion. Just sets himself firmly in the American realist short-story tradition of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and O'Hara. The volume includes two novellas. ISBN 0-395-53756-8 : $22.95.
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single unit book single unit book HAC Library - Holdings of the American Academy in Berlin HAC – 1st floor – Library Room – Open Stacks F (Affiliated) F:PS3560.U75 T9 1990 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 2023-0372
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F:PC840.23.A47 O19 2011 Obsesia incertitudinii = The obsession of uncertainity : in honorem Norman Manea / F:PN4756 .G725 2017 Just a journalist : on the press, life, and the spaces between / F:PS3551.L275 E93 2011 Evasions / F:PS3560.U75 T9 1990 Twenty-one : selected stories / F:PS3563 .A25375 S9 2003 Swirl : poems / F:PS3563.E449 S4 1979 Short takes / F:PS3570.R5 Z475 2011 Quite enough of Calvin Trillin : forty years of funny stuff /

"A Richard Todd book."

Honor, power, riches, fame, and the love of women -- I'm worried about you -- Journalism -- The congressman who loved Flaubert -- Burns -- Noone -- Prime evening time -- A guide to the architecture of Washington, D.C. -- D. -- The short war of Mr. and Mrs. Conner -- Journal of a plague year -- Cease-fire -- A man at the top of his trade -- Dietz at war -- About Boston -- Maintenance -- A guide to the geography of Vermont -- The North Shore, 1958 -- The Costa Brava, 1959 -- A woman of character -- She's not dead, Belle.

The 21 stories in this book are culled from those published by Ward over the past 19 years. The stories are set in Vietnam, Washington, The Midwest, and Europe, and are mostly about journalists, politicians, and diplomats who lead lives of public consequence and private passion. Just sets himself firmly in the American realist short-story tradition of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and O'Hara. The volume includes two novellas. ISBN 0-395-53756-8 : $22.95.

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