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Collected stories : including The member of the wedding and The ballad of the sad café / Carson McCullers ; introduction by Virginia Spencer Carr.

Collected stories : including The member of the wedding and The ballad of the sad café / Carson McCullers ; introduction by Virginia Spencer Carr.
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ISBN 9780395925058 (paperback)
0395925053 (paperback)
Author McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 author.
Title Collected stories : including The member of the wedding and The ballad of the sad café / Carson McCullers ; introduction by Virginia Spencer Carr.
Edition First Mariner Books edition.
Publisher/Date New York, New York : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
©1987.
Pagination etc. xv, 394 pages ; 21 cm.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references (p. [393]-394)
Contents note Sucker -- Court in the west eighties -- Poldi -- Breath from the sky -- The orphanage -- Instant of the hour after -- Like that -- Wunderkind -- The aliens -- Untitled piece -- The jockey -- Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland -- Coorespondence -- A tree - a rock - a cloud -- Art and Mr. Mahoney -- The sojourner -- A domestic dilemma -- The haunted boy -- Who has seen the wind? -- The ballad of the sad cafe -- Themember of the wedding.
Summary Note Carson McCullers--novelist, dramatist, poet--was at the peak of her powers as a writer of short fiction. Here are nineteen stories that explore her signature themes: wounded adolescence, loneliness in marriage, and the tragicomedy of life in the South. Here too are "The Member of the Wedding" and "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," novellas that Tennessee Williams judged to be "assuredly among the masterpieces of our language."
Subject Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
Short stories.
Added Author Carr, Virginia Spencer author of introduction, etc.
Shelf Location F MACC
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