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Writes of Passage

Coming-of-age Stories and Memoirs From The Hudson Review
(Book - 2008)
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Writes of Passage captures the essence of a universal human experience in literature that has enticed generations of readers: that moment in both fictional and real life when innocence and naiveté evolve into an understanding of the world's greater moral complexity. Collected from the last twenty-five years of The Hudson Review, the stories and memoirs in this book, by both emerging writers and established storytellers like Elizabeth Spencer, William Trevor, and Tennessee Williams, were first published in the literary quarterly based on their own merits, without regard to a developing genre. The editors of The Hudson Review became aware of a unifying theme through the magazine's Writers in the Schools program, which brought many of these works to students in two Harlem high schools.
Title: Writes of passage
coming-of-age stories and memoirs from The Hudson review
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, Publisher, c2008
Characteristics: xxii, 387 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Paula Deitz ; with an introduction by Dean Flower
Contents: In Co. Cork (memoir) / William Trevor
Northeast Philly girls (story) / Elise Juska
Learning to smoke (story) / Kermit Moyer
Lady of Spain (story) / Robert Love Taylor
Hat check noir (memoir) / Jocelyn Bartkevicius
Willie (memoir) / Jacqueline W. Brown
Summer's lease (story) / James Wallenstein
Driver's education (story) / Paula Whyman
Newark job (story) / John Van Kirk
The color of wheat in winter (story) / Jan Ellison
Tight jeans (memoir) / Nicole Graev
Intelligence, anyone? (memoir) / Hayden Carruth
May Prescott (story) / Randolph Thomas
Sightings (story) / Elizabeth Spencer
The rub of the green (story) / William Hallberg
In the Penny Arcade (story) / Steven Millhauser
Shelter the pilgrim (story) / Fred Light
Porrock (memoir) / Mairi MacInnes
In Spain there was revolution (story) / Tennessee Williams
Spain, 1948 (memoir) / Barbara Wasserman
Sleet (story) / Steve Yarbrough
What went wrong (story) / Liza Kleinman
My '49 Ford (story) / Peter Makuck
Hardball (memoir) / Robert Schultz
Good times (story) / Dena Seidel
Ramblers and spinners (story) / Carl Wooton
Additional Contributors: Deitz, Paula
Alternate Title: Hudson review
ISBN: 1566637813
9781566637817
Branch Call Number: 810.80354 W956 2008
Subject Headings: Maturation (Psychology) Literary collections Youth Literary collections Adolescence Literary collections Short stories, American
Topical Term: Maturation (Psychology)
Youth
Adolescence
Short stories, American
LCCN: 2007045759
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