Women I've Known: New and Selected Stories

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Johnson's fiction is regional writing at its best, Southern fiction that focuses especially on Atlanta and the New South.

These twenty-four stories, seven new and the rest selected from Johnson's previous four collections, range from "The Metamorphosis," in which a young female impersonator is torn to pieces by her fans, to "Last Encounter with the Enemy," a battle of wills between Flannery O'Connor and a precocious eleven-year-old boy. Other ...
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Overview

Johnson's fiction is regional writing at its best, Southern fiction that focuses especially on Atlanta and the New South.

These twenty-four stories, seven new and the rest selected from Johnson's previous four collections, range from "The Metamorphosis," in which a young female impersonator is torn to pieces by her fans, to "Last Encounter with the Enemy," a battle of wills between Flannery O'Connor and a precocious eleven-year-old boy. Other women writers from the past encountered here are Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, and Emily Dickinson. Stories from the new collection have been included in The O. Henry Prize Stories, New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, and the PEN Syndicated Fiction Project.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780865381193
  • Publisher: Ontario Review Books
  • Publication date: 4/23/2007
  • Pages: 366
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Greg Johnson is the author of eleven previous books: the novels Pagan Babies and Sticky Kisses, a collection of poetry, a biography of Joyce Carol Oates, three works of literary criticism, and the short-story collections Distant Friends, A Friendly Deceit, I Am Dangerous, and Last Encounter With the Enemy. He was named Georgia Author of the Year in 1991 and 1997. His fiction has garnered wide acclaim, from The New York Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Chicago Tribune to the Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, and San Francisco Chronicle. A professor of English at Kennesaw State University, he lives in Atlanta.
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Table of Contents


from Distant Friends
Crazy Ladies
Leavings
Wildfires
The Metamorphosis
from A Friendly Deceit
The Boarder
Fever
A Dry Season
Escalators
from I Am Dangerous
Hemingway's Cats
Evening at Home
Scene of the Crime
I Am Dangerous
Alliances of Youth
from Last Encounter with the Enemy
Last Encounter with the Enemy
To the Madhouse
Double Exposure
First Surmise
New Stories
Women I've Known
Who, What, When, Where
Shameless
Schadenfreude
His Parents, Naked
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