A Kind of Dream: Stories

A Kind of Dream: Stories

by Kelly Cherry


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299297602
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 05/01/2014
Edition description: 1
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Kelly Cherry has previously published twenty-one books, nine chapbooks, and two translations of classical drama, including the novels My Life and Dr. Joyce Brothers, Augusta Played, We Can Still Be Friends, In the Wink of an Eye, and The Lost Traveller’s Dream. Her stories have been reprinted in Best American Short Stories, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, The Pushcart Prize, and New Stories from the South and she received the Dictionary of Literary Biography Award for best volume of short stories (The Society of Friends) published in 1999. She is a former Poet Laureate of Virginia and the Eudora Welty Professor Emerita of English and Evjue-Bascom Professor Emerita in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She lives in rural Virginia.

Table of Contents

Prologue: On Familiar Terms
Story Hour
Shooting Star
The Autobiography of My Mother(s)
On the Care and Handling of Infants and Small Children
The Only News that Matters
The Dead Brother
Faith, Hope, and Clarity
Palmer’s Method of Penmanship
Epilogue: All the Little Dogs

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