Outlaws of the Purple Cow and Other Stories (Google eBook)

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Kent State University Press, 1999 - Fiction - 358 pages
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In this, his third collection of stories, Lester Goran moves us again through the times and places indelibly stamped with his wit and insight about people and events lost to history. Outlaws of the Purple Cow centers around the domains of Irish-American men and women in Pittsburgh. Goran creates once more his world of poignant and magical times and places within the mundane affairs of ordinary men and women.
  

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Contents

Jenny and the Episcopalian
3
Keeping Count
22
The Big Broadcasts
42
Adventurer
57
An Old Man and Three Wishes
78
OCasey and the Career
93
The Priest of Storms
117
A Guess on Good Friday
149
The Death of the Quaterback
208
Say Something to Miss Kathleen Lacey
226
Hello Goodbye
242
The Inheritance
263
THE DRUMS OF MORNING
279
Shannon Made of Sunlight and Bones
281
A Day at the Lake
291
Why He Never Left His Wife
307

UNNATURAL EXPECTATIONS
165
The Chorus Girl
167
Alias Eleanor Roosevelt
187
Caught
330
Outlaws of the Purple Cow
344
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About the author (1999)

Goran is a professor of English at the University of Miami.

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