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letters to a fiction writer

letters to a fiction writer

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Very good in very good dust jacket. SHIP DAILY from NJ; USED BUT UNREAD, TIGHT, FRESH; NEAR FINE (fade to cover top under DJ, soiling to back cover under DJ) w/DJ NEAR VERY GOOD (light edge wear, light chipping) SHOWN THIS COVER Glued binding. Clothette over boards. With dust jacket. 291 p. Audience: General/trade.8186 8186-Contributors include Lee K. Abbott, Charles Baxter, Ray Bradbury, Raymond Carver, Shelby Foote, John Gardner, Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, Tobias Wolff, and Flannery O'Connor, among others.


stories of jf powers

stories of jf powers

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Fine. SHIP DAILY from NJ w/tracking; GIFT-ABLE AS FEELS LIKE NEW LATER PRINTING; NEAR LIKE NEW (subtle shelving sign) AS SHOWN THIS COVER Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 592 p. New York Review Books Classics. Audience: General/trade.17213 17213-Orig publ in 3 separate volumes as Prince of Darkness and other stories (1947); The Presence of Grace (1956) and How the Fish Live (1975). Hailed by Frank O'Connor as one of "the greatest living storytellers, " J.F. Powers, who died in 1999, stands with Eudora Welty, Flannery O'Connor, and Raymond Carver among the authors who have given the short story an unmistakably American cast. In three slim collections of perfectly crafted stories, published over a period of some thirty years and brought together here in a single volume for the first time, Powers wrote about many things: baseball and jazz, race riots and lynchings, the Great Depression, and the flight to the suburbs. His greatest subject, however-and one that was uniquely his-was the life of priests in Chicago and the Midwest. Powers's thoroughly human priests, who include do-gooders, gladhanders, wheeler-dealers, petty tyrants, and even the odd saint, struggle to keep up with the Joneses in a country unabashedly devoted to consumption. These beautifully written, deeply sympathetic, and very funny stories are an unforgettable record of the precarious balancing act that is American life. Table of Contents The Lord's Day The Trouble Lions, Harts, Leaping Does Jamesie He Don't Plant Cotton The Forks Renner The Valiant Woman The Eye The Old Bird, A Love Story Prince of Darkness Dawn Death of a Favorite The Poor Thing The Devil Was the Joke A Losing Game Defection of a Favorite Zeal Blue Island The Presence of Grace Look How the Fish Live Bill Folks Keystone One of Them Moonshot Priestly Fellowship Farewell Pharisees Tinkers


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Woman of Clay

WOMAN OF CLAY is a timeless story about finding the courage to follow one's heart. It is for an adult readership and is approximately 60,000 words in length. Riona is a skilled potter who lives on the island of Slane. She fantasises about creating a clay figure of her own design, her own woman of clay. She longs to feel that she is valued and accepted by others on the island. She longs to feel safe, to have companionship and a sense of belonging. But Riona lives on an island where there are dark cloaks to wear, many rules and paths to follow, and endless shallow platters and hollow pots to throw from her wheel. The expectations and judgements of the other islanders govern Riona's life, just as the stones that border the many paths on Slane confine her direction. There is no place for a...

Farming and Birds

This attractively illustrated book reviews the effects of agricultural development on bird populations in Britain. Examining modern farmland as a bird habitat, it explains the changes, both in habitat structure and in available resources, that have occurred as a result of mechanisation and use of agrochemicals. Farmland bird communities are described, and their composition related to farm structure and land use. Based extensively on empirical data extracted from the British Trust for Ornithology's Common Bird Census and from nest histories recorded in the BTO'S Nest Record Scheme, the book presents an important analysis of the position of agricultural bird populations under modern farming systems. Particular examination has been made of the impact of changing methods, rotations and...

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Irish Dominicans killed during the Penal Days
Irish Dominicans killed during the Penal Days CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF IRISH DOMINICANS EXECUTED UNDER THE PENAL LAWS The massacres of the communities of Derry and Coleraine rank as the worst events. These massacres are not accurately dated and are surmised to have been in the immediate aftermath of the Flight of the Earls (14th of September, 1607). The date is somewhat symbolic in that the 14th of September is the feast of the Holy Cross – the main feast of the Irish Province of the Order of Friars Preachers. Sligo and Tralee bear the name as too did the convents of Dublin, Waterford and Limerick. Today these houses celebrate the feast of Saint Saviour on the 6th of August, the feast of the Transfiguration.Originally the feast of the Holy Cross was believed to have been the patronage of the Province. Felix O'Connor, one of the later martyrs was Prior of Sligo but would not, naturally, have been buried in the cloister above. He died in prison in Dublin in 1689. The period covers the...
3) Half-Marathoners from Ottawa, Gatineau & Area: stats and pics (C - Corey)
There are 15 web pages listing Ottawa, Gatineau & area half marathoners. This web page lists the area half-marathoners who have first names starting with a C to Corey. =================================== For the names of the other half-marathon runners, go to the set called "Ottawa-area Half-marathoners" which has links to the full directory of names i.e., all 15 web pages. =================================== To access race statistics AND pictures (if available), first click on this Sportstats’ link and enter the runner's last and first names, and then click on Search. =================================== The names are derived from the following half-marathon races: i) 2010 Canada Army Run (link for photos only) ii) 2010 Ottawa Fall Colours (link for photos only) iii) 2010 Nine Run Run (link for photos only) iv) 2011 Winterman (link for photos only) v) 2011 Ottawa Race Weekend (link for photos only) vi) 2011 Canada Army Run (link for photos only) vii)...
Irish Dominican Martyrs
List of the 94 Irish Dominicans executed during the Penal Years fr. Peter O’Ferge & 20 companions, O.P. - in Derry hanged c.1601 fr. Ambrose Aeneas O'Cahill, O.P. - priest in Cork, beheaded in 1651 fr. Bernard O'Ferral, O.P. - priest in Longford, hanged in 1651 fr. Bernard O'Kelly, O.P. - laybrother in Roscommon, hanged in 1653 fr. Clement O'Callaghan, O.P. - Prior of Derry, died in prison in 1704 fr. Cormac MacEgan, O.P. - laybrother, hanged in 1642 fr. Daniel MacDonald, O.P. - priest of Urlar, died in jail in 1707 fr. David Fox, O.P. - laybrother in Killmallock, hanged in 1648 fr. David Roche, O.P. - Prior of Glentworth, deported to Barbados and died in 1653 fr. Dominick Dillon, O.P. - Prior of Urlar, beheaded in 1649 fr. Dominick MacEgan., O.P. - priest in Tralee, died in prison in 1713 fr. Donald O'Neaghten, O.P. - laybrother in Roscommon, hanged in 1648 fr. Donagh O’Luin, O.P. - Prior of Derry, hanged in 1608 fr. Donatus ‘Niger’ Duff, O.P. - laybrother...

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