Fifty Stories

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New Directions Publishing, 1992 - Fiction - 648 pages
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Boyle, 50 Stories. An eloquent testament to the possibilities of living and writing.
 

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Contents

Episode in the Life of an Ancestor 17 Wedding Day 24 Rest Cure
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Ben 38 Kroy Wen 44 Black Boy 50 Friend of the Family 55
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White as Snow 64 Keep Your Pity 73 Security 89
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Dear Mr Walrus 95 Rondo at Carraroe
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Natives Dont Cry 119 Maiden Maiden 130 The White Horses
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Major Alshuster 181 How Bridies Girl Was Won 198 The Herring
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Major Engagement in Paris 239 Effigy of War 246 Diplomats
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Let There Be Honour 305 This They Took with Them 328 Their
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Hotel Behind the Lines 379 Summer Evening 396 The Criminal
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Fifes House 423 The Lovers of Gain 432 Army of Occupation 439
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The Kill 471 A Disgrace to the Family 489 The Lost
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Adams Death 534 Aufwiedersehen Abend 547 A Puzzled Race
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The Canals of Mars 577 The Loneliest Man in the U S Army 587
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Winter Night 596 Evening at Home 607 The Ballet of Central
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Robert McAlmon was essayist, poet, and fiction writer, as well as an influential publisher. His Contact Publishing Company published, among others, William Carlos Williams, Mina Loy, Ernest Hemingway, H.D., and Gertrude Stein. Kay Boyle was an award-winning writer of novels, short stories, poetry, children's books, memoirs, nonfiction, and translations.

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