The Truly Needy and Other Stories

The Truly Needy and Other Stories

by Lucy Honig

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ISBN-13: 9780822978794
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 10/15/1999
Series: Drue Heinz Literature Prize Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 552 KB

About the Author

Lucy Honigs stories have appeared in two O. Henry Prize story collections, and in Best American Short Stories, as well as in DoubleTake, Ploughshares, The Gettysburg Review, Witness, Agni, and other magazines. Her first novel, Picking Up was published by Dog Ear Press. She has received the D. H. Lawrence Fellowship and a Northwood Institute Creativity Center Fellowship. For many years she juggled writing with work that ranged from farming in the Maine woods and teaching English to immigrants in Brooklyn to directing a county human rights commission in upstate New York. Since 1995 she has taught in the graduate program in International Health at Boston University's School of Public Health. She lives just outside of Boston.

Table of Contents

Contents No Friends, All Strangers English as a Second Language After Hilda The Sights of Cork The Truly Needy Quartet The Truly Needy Refuge Love, Rescue, Care, Dream, Sweep Dispossessed Acknowledgments

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