The Literary traveler: an anthology of contemporary short fiction

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Viking, 1994 - Fiction - 354 pages
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A collection of nineteen stories brings together the works of Paul Theroux, Sue Miller, Alice Munro, William Trevor, and others, and follows a theme about new places and perspectives as brought on by travel. By the compiler of The Literary Lover. 15,000 first printing.

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THE LITERARY TRAVELER: An Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction

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These New Yorkerstyle short stories are filled with middle- class characters, most of whom—in defiance of travel-literature conventions—steadfastly refuse to experience an epiphany. Despite some ... Read full review

The Literary traveler: an anthology of contemporary short fiction

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In this anthology, Dark turns the editing skills he used in The Literary Lover (Viking, 1993) to travel. He has compiled pieces by accomplished short story writers that have a travel theme; for ... Read full review


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Larry Dark is the editor of four other anthologies: Literary Outtakes, The Literary Ghost, The Literary Lover, and The Literary Traveler. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

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