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Collected Stories of Jessamyn West
     

Collected Stories of Jessamyn West

by Jessamyn West
 

In thirty-six stories, West rings changes in time and presents a startling sweep of personalities and moods. Her themes span the breadth of experience, from the bite of misery to the balm of delight. Her achievement, taken totally, is a spectrum of living-a haunting, rewarding experience.

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In thirty-six stories, West rings changes in time and presents a startling sweep of personalities and moods. Her themes span the breadth of experience, from the bite of misery to the balm of delight. Her achievement, taken totally, is a spectrum of living-a haunting, rewarding experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156189798
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
12/21/1987
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
912,027
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author


Jessamyn West (1902-1984) was born in Indiana to Quaker parents and lived most of her life in California. Her work has appeared in Harper's, Mademoiselle, Kenyon Review, the New Yorker, and Redbook, among others. Her other books include The State of Stony Lonesome, Massacre at Fall Creek, and The Collected Stories of Jessamyn West.

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