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Trevor, William (Book - 2010)
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A marvelous collection from "the greatest living writer of short stories in the English language" ( The New Yorker ). Four-time winner of the O. Henry Prize, three-time winner of the Whitbread Prize, and five-time finalist for the Man Booker Prize, William Trevor is one of the most acclaimed authors of our time. Over a career spanning more than half a century, Trevor has crafted exquisitely rendered tales that brilliantly illuminate the human condition. Bringing together forty-eight stories from After Rain, The Hill Bachelors, A Bit on the Side , and Cheating at Canasta , this second volume of Trevor's collected fiction offers readers "treasures of gorgeous writing, brilliant dialogue, and unforgettable lives" ( The New York Times Book Review ).
Authors: Trevor, William, 1928-
Uniform Title: Short stories. Selections
Title: Selected stories
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2010
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: 567 p. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: William Trevor
Contents: The piano tuner's wives
A friendship
Timothy's birthday
Child's play
A bit of business
After rain
Gilbert's mother
The potato dealer
Lost ground
A day
Marrying Damian
Three people
Of the cloth
Good news
The mourning
A friend in the trade
Low Sunday, 1950
Le visiteur
The Virgin's gift
Death of a professor
Against the odds
The telephone game
The Hill bachelors
Sitting with the dead
Justina's priest
An evening out
Graillis's legacy
Sacred statues
Rose wept
Big bucks
On the streets
The dancing-master's music
A bit on the side
The dressmaker's child
The room
Men of Ireland
Cheating at canasta
An afternoon
At Olivehill
A perfect relationship
The children
Old flame
Folie à deux
ISBN: 0670022063
Branch Call Number: FICTION TREVOR 2010
Genre/Form: Short stories
LCCN: 2010019583
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A marvelous collection from "the greatest living writer of short stories in the English language" ( The New Yorker ).

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