Idiots First (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Jan 1, 1963 - Fiction - 275 pages
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This collection of short stories by Bernard Malamud includes:†Idiots FirstBlack Is My Favorite ColorStill LifeThe Death of MeA Choice of ProfessionLife Is Better Than DeathThe JewbirdNaked NudeThe Cost of LivingThe Maid's ShoesSuppose a WeddingThe German Refugee
  

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User Review  - HarryMacDonald - LibraryThing

This title has a startling degree of self-revelation. Those who manage to drowse or stagger through to the end of this volume of stories will almost certainly agree that the idiots in question are the ... Read full review

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A great book of stories by a master. About half are set in the art world of Rome, while the others are mostly in the world of poor Jewish merchants in New York. Malamud is best known for his novels ... Read full review

Contents

IDIOTS FIRST
STILL LIFE
THE DEATH OF
LIFE IS BETTER THAN DEATH
NAKED NUDE
THE COST OF LIVING
SUPPOSE A WEDDING A SCENE OF A PLAY
THE GERMAN REFUGEE
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About the author (1963)

Bernard Malamud (1914-1986) also wrote eight novels, he won the Pulitzer Prize and a second National Book award for The Fixer. Born in Brooklyn, he taught for many years at Bennington College in Vermont.

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