My Sister's Hand in Mine: The Collected Works of Jane Bowles

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Janes Bowles has for many years had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of the twentieth century. This collection of expertly crafted short fiction will fully acquaint all students and scholars with the author Tennessee Williams called the most important writer of prose fiction in modern American letters.
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1988 Paperback Near Fine 0880011882. Trade Paperback in Near Fine condition, tight, bright, an unmarked. "this compilation brings together Jane Bowles's entire creative output. ... Includes TWO SERIOUS LADIES, IN THE SUMMER HOUSE, PLAIN PLEASURES, and seven short stories including "Camp Cataract, " which Truman Capote called "a comic tale of doom that has at its heart, and as its heart, the subtlest comprehension of eccentricity and human apartness."; 8.10 X 5.50 X 1.40 inches; 476 pages. Read more Show Less

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Overview

Janes Bowles has for many years had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of the twentieth century. This collection of expertly crafted short fiction will fully acquaint all students and scholars with the author Tennessee Williams called the most important writer of prose fiction in modern American letters.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780880011884
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/29/2000
  • Pages: 496

Meet the Author

Jane Bowles has long had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of this century. Born in New York City in 1917, she lived in Tangier, Morocco, with her husband, Paul Bowles, from 1952 until her death in 1973.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Two serious ladies 1
In the summer house 203
Plain pleasures 297
Plain pleasures 299
Everything is nice 313
A Guatemalan idyll 321
Camp cataract 359
A day in the open 402
A quarreling pair 414
A stick of green candy 420
Other stories 433
Andrew 435
Emmy Moore's journal 443
Going to Massachusetts 450
From the notebooks 463
The iron table 465
Lila and Frank 468
Friday 473
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