Billie Dyer and other stories
Through seven wonderfully moving stories, 40-year New Yorker editor William Maxwell revisits his native town of Lincoln, Illinois, in the early 1900s and brings back some of its inhabitants who peopled his youth and have, through the years, haunted his memories.
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BILLIE DYER AND OTHER STORIESUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
From a writer whose career has now spanned almost 60 years comes a volume of breathtakingly perfected and lovely stories that have most of the past century for their grazing land. Maxwell's first ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeanLong - LibraryThing
William Maxwell’s superb book of carefully honed stories, Billie Dyer and Other Stories, is a slim volume told in the same calm, wise voice as that of his novel, So Long See You Tomorrow. All the ... Read full review