The Lottery

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The Creative Company, Jan 1, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
15 Reviews
The Lottery, a classic short story! This title features historical and illustrative photos, as well as brief author biography and insight story analysis.
  

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Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers: American Literature)

User Review  - Marchutchens - Goodreads

If you haven't read this yet, try to do so without reading any reviews or having any prior expectations - you'll enjoy it more! =] I read this short story as part of an October spooky reading ... Read full review

Review: The Lottery (Tale Blazers: American Literature)

User Review  - Laura Edwards - Goodreads

One of the two best short stories I've ever read (the other is "The Seven Who Were Hanged" by Leonid Andreyev). I first read it in high school and the mental image formed in my mind has stayed with me ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Shirley Jackson was born in San Francisco, California on December, 14, 1919. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University in 1940. Much of her writing was done during the years she was raising her children. She is best-known for the short story The Lottery, which was first published in 1948 and adapted for television in 1952 and into play form in 1953. Her published works include articles, nonfiction prose, plays, poetry, seven novels, and fifty-five short stories. Her other works include Life among the Savages, Raising Demons, The Haunting of Hill House, which was adapted to film, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. She died on August 8, 1965 at the age of 45.

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