Chicago Stories

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University of Illinois Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Fiction - 256 pages
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These stories, chosen from ten separately published collections of James T. Farrell's short fiction, offer remarkable insights into the lives of Irish Americans and other Chicagoans from 1910 to 1940. Farrell's stories offer a wonderful diversity of characters and experiences.
 

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There are so many ways and reasons you'll enjoy this collection. Some: 1. If you can picture the intersection of 57th and Indiana. 2. To picture the intersection of 57th and Indiana in the 1920s, 30s ... Read full review

Review: Chicago Stories

User Review  - Ruth - Goodreads

There are so many ways and reasons you'll enjoy this collection. Some: 1. If you can picture the intersection of 57th and Indiana. 2. To picture the intersection of 57th and Indiana in the 1920s, 30s ... Read full review

Contents

III
1
IV
9
V
22
VI
34
VII
40
VIII
48
IX
57
X
64
XVI
125
XVII
137
XVIII
144
XIX
149
XX
172
XXI
176
XXII
182
XXIII
210

XI
71
XII
86
XIII
99
XIV
106
XV
116
XXIV
217
XXV
228
XXVI
232
XXVII
247
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About the author (1998)

James T. Farrell was born Chicago, Illinois on February 27, 1904. He attended the University of Chicago, but left before graduating. During his lifetime, he publish more than 50 books, including 28 novels and 16 collections of short stories. He is the author of the Studs Lonigan Trilogy, the Danny O'Neill Pentalogy, The Bernard Carr Trilogy, and The Universe of Time series featuring Eddie Ryan. He died on August 22, 1979.

Author of the Studs Lonigan trilogy, James T. Farrell (1904-79) was a native of Chicago, famous for the range and depth of his realistic portraits of the city's various populations that he drew from his own experiences and keen powers of observation. Charles Fanning is a professor emeritus of English and history at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and the editor of Farrell's "Chicago Stories,

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