Ancient Lineage and Other Stories

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A new selection of stories by Canada's Hemingway, with an afterword by Pulitzer Prize—winner William Kennedy.

Morley Callaghan's literary circle included Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Joyce. In a career spanning more than six decades, he published sixteen novels and more than one hundred works of short fiction. Bringing together more than twenty-five stories from five different collections, Ancient Lineage and ...

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Overview

A new selection of stories by Canada's Hemingway, with an afterword by Pulitzer Prize—winner William Kennedy.

Morley Callaghan's literary circle included Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Joyce. In a career spanning more than six decades, he published sixteen novels and more than one hundred works of short fiction. Bringing together more than twenty-five stories from five different collections, Ancient Lineage and Other Stories confirms Callaghan's pre-eminent status.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780771018183
  • Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/30/2012
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Morley Callaghan's literary circle included Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Joyce. In a career spanning more than six decades, he published sixteen novels and more than one hundred works of short fiction.

William Kennedy is the author of Ironweed, the 1984 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction.

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Table of Contents

A Girl with Ambition 1

A Wedding Dress 12

Last Spring They Came Over 19

Amuck in the Bush 29

A Country Passion 38

Ancient Lineage 50

A Regret for Youth 58

A Predicament 69

An Escapade 74

Now That April's Here 80

The Faithful Wife 91

The Chiseler 97

The Red Hat 104

Sister Bernadette 112

A Sick Call 120

An Old Quarrel 130

Two Fishermen 137

One Spring Night 148

The Snob 157

The Runaway 164

The Blue Kimono 175

Rigmarole 184

All the Years of Her Life 191

The Voyage Out 199

An Enemy of the People 207

Rendezvous 216

The White Pony 223

Getting On in the "World 228

Very Special Shoes 236

A Cap for Steve 244

Afterword 258

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