American stories

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Ticknor & Fields, 1991 - History - 294 pages
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In these, "the sort of stories you might tell in front of a fire", Calvin Trillin brings together twelve funny, troubling, moving and always revealing narratives--extended pieces that have appeared in The New Yorker over the past seven years.

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User Review  - Andy Gagnon - Goodreads

Calvin Trillin is always enjoyable to read. These long 'fireside stories', as he calls them, from the New Yorker, are a little dated. Sort of like taking a trip back to the 80's and 90's. Read full review

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User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

I'd meant to pick up the book next to this on the shelf, but decided to just read it anyways since I'd already brought it home. I'm glad I did. Trillin's writing on these reporting pieces he did for ... Read full review

Contents

Outdoor Life
1
Telling a Kentucky Story
22
The Life and Times of Joe Bob Briggs So Far
41
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

CALVIN TRILLIN has been a staff writer for the New Yorker since 1963. Since 1990, he has also been the Nation's "deadline poet." He is the author of twenty-seven books.

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