My Sister's Hand in Mine: The Collected Works of Jane Bowles

My Sister's Hand in Mine: The Collected Works of Jane Bowles

by Jane Bowles, Truman Capote

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Overview

Jane Bowles has for many years had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of the twentieth century. The collection in My Sister's Hand in Mine of expertly crafted short fiction will fully acquaint all students and scholars with the author Tennessee Williams called "the most important writer of prose fiction in modern American letters."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781466861107
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 09/09/2014
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 492
Sales rank: 652,587
File size: 476 KB

About the Author

Jane Bowles has long had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of this century. Born in New York City in 1917, she lived in Tangier, Morocco, with her husband, Paul Bowles, from 1952 until her death in 1973. Her publications include the novel Two Serious Ladies, the play In the Summer House, and short stories including “Camp Cataract”.

Table of Contents

Introduction
"In the Summer House"
Plain Pleasures
-Plain Pleasures
-Everything Is Nice
-A Guatemalan Idyll
-Camp Cataract
-A Day in the Open
-A Quarreling Pair
-A Stick of Green Candy
"Other Sotries"
-Andrew
-Emmy Moore's Journal
-Going to Massachusetts
"From the Notebooks"
-The Iron Table
-Lila and Frank
-Friday

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