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Knopf : distributed by Random House, Apr 12, 1978 - Fiction - 209 pages
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Now considered a contemporary classic, Airships was honored by Esquire magazine with the Arnold Gingrich Short Fiction Award. The twenty stories in this collection are a fresh, exuberant celebration of the new American South - a land of high school band contests, where good old boys from Vicksurg are reunited in Vietnam and petty nostalgia and the constant pain of disappointed love prevail. Airships is a striking demonstration of Barry Hannah's mature and original talent.

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User Review  - Hagelstein - LibraryThing

Barry Hannah’s Airships is one of the best short story collections I’ve read. Full of beautiful, devastating thoughts, sentences and emotions. There are passages of exhilarating writing that make you ... Read full review

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I see the Lish in him even as he shreds it to pieces. Read full review


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