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Victory Over Japan

by Ellen Gilchrist
Published: 2013-03-12
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Originally published in 1984, this collection of 14 short stories set in Arkansas and Mississippi went on to win that year’s National Book Award for fiction, confirming Ellen Gilchrist’s place as one of the preeminent literary talents of her generation. VICTORY OVER JAPAN takes us into the ...
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The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty

by Eudora Welty
Published: 1982-02-01
Paperback : 648 pages
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With a preface written by the author especially for this edition, this is the complete collection of stories by Eudora Welty.

 

Including the earlier collections A Curtain of Green, The Wide Net, The Golden Apples, and The Bride of the Innisfallen, as well as previously uncollected ...

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Beautiful,
Slow,
Dramatic

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So Long, See You Tomorrow

by William Maxwell
Published: 1996-01-03
Paperback : 144 pages
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In this magically evocative novel, William Maxwell explores the enigmatic gravity of the past, which compels us to keep explaining it even as it makes liars out of us every time we try. On a winter morning in the 1920s, a shot rings out on a farm in rural Illinois. A man named Lloyd Wilson has ...
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The Stories of John Cheever

by John Cheever
Published: 2000-05-16
Paperback : 704 pages
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize


When The Stories of John Cheever was originally published, it became an immediate national bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize.  In the years since, it has become a classic.  Vintage Books is proud to reintroduce this magnificent ...
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Interesting,
Beautiful,
Fun

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The World According To Garp

by John Irving
Published: 2000
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This is the life and times of T. S. Garp, the bastard son of Jenny Fields — a feminist leader ahead of her times. This is the life and death of a famous mother and her almost-famous son; theirs is a world of sexual extremes — even of sexual assassinations. It is a novel rich with ...
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Insightful,
Inspiring,
Beautiful

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The Color Purple

by Alice Walker
Published: 1990-04-01
Mass Market Paperback : 304 pages
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Winner of the National Book Award as well as the Pulitzer Prize, "The Color Purple" established Alice Walker as a major voice in modern fiction. Her unforgettable portrait of Celie and her friends, family, and lovers is rich with passion, pain, inspiration, and an indomitable love of life. ...
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Rabbit Is Rich

by John Updike
Published: 1996-08-27
Paperback : 544 pages
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award
 
The hero of John Updike’s Rabbit, Run, ten years after the events of Rabbit Redux, has come to enjoy considerable prosperity as the chief sales representative of Springer Motors, a ...

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Plains Song: For Female Voices

by Wright Morris
Published: 2000-10-01
Paperback : 229 pages
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Wright Morris (1910-1998) wrote thirty-three books, including The Home Place, also available in a Bison Books edition, and Field of Vision, which won the National Book Award. Charles Baxter is a professor of English at the University of Michigan and the author of numerous works, including The Feast ...
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Sophie's Choice

by William Styron
Published: 1992-03-03
Paperback : 576 pages
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Three stories are told: a young Southerner wants to become a writer; a turbulent love-hate affair between a brilliant Jew and a beautiful Polish woman; and of an awful wound in that woman's past--one that impels both Sophie and Nathan toward ...
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Going After Cacciato

by Tim O'Brien
Published: 1999-09-01
Paperback : 352 pages
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A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

"To call Going After Cacciato a novel about war is like calling Moby-Dick a novel about whales."

So wrote The New York Times of Tim O'Brien's now classic novel of Vietnam. Winner of the 1979 National Book Award, ...
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