3 edition of Work and other short stories found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PR9540.9.R34 W67 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||224 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||93233336|
Barrett’s mastery of the short story form won him the Guardian First Book Award, the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize, and a National Book Foundation 5 under 35 honor. It’s a collection that’s striking for its audacity to be a debut—completely assured of voice, of character, and of a setting that is utterly realized. While "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" is certainly one of the most famous examples of short stories, other tales such as Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Lottery Ticket" by Anton Chekhov also fall into this category. Read on to enjoy several examples of short stories for children and adults.
The science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein (–) was productive during a writing career that spanned the last 49 years of his life; the Robert A. Heinlein bibliography includes 32 novels, 59 short stories and 16 collections published during his life. Four films, two TV series, several episodes of a radio series, and a board game derive more or less directly from his work. 11/22/ The number nineteen is a magical number in the Dark Tower novels. 19 JUNE, In Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah, we learn that this is the day that Stephen King was hit by van near Lovell, Maine. In Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower, it is the day that Jake Chambers and Stephen King save Stephen King’s life. In 11/22/63, this is the date that the Vermont Yankee nuclear reactor.
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Work, Nights Out and Other Short Stories: Funny, Sad, and Everything in Between. Getting a job, having fun in a job, avoiding trouble, having a night out all again. (Fun at work Book 1) - Kindle edition by Teeley, Ben. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(7).
The first paperback book of Philip Oyok, a talented Nigerian writer, is made of short stories, each has a different color but the general tone is well illustrated by the photograph of the cover page: observation but with a touch of mystery, the stories are in a kind of shade that is creating a general atmosphere.
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Tariq Rahman. Sang-e-Meel Publications, Jan 1, - Pakistan - pages. 1 Review. From inside the s: 1. Work and other short stories.
Lahore, Pakistan: Sang-e-Meel Publications, (OCoLC) Online version: Rahman, Tariq, Work and other short stories. Lahore, Pakistan: Sang-e-Meel Publications, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tariq Rahman. Best Inspirational Short Stories with a Motivating Moral 1.
Three Feet From Gold. The Story: During the gold rush, a man who had been mining in Colorado for several months quit his job, as he hadn’t struck gold yet and the work was becoming tiresome. He sold his equipment to another man who resumed mining where it had been left off. A short story is a short work of prose fiction.
It may be in any genre of fiction, and the exact definition of "short" will often depend on the genre. Short stories are often collected together with other short stories, poetry, art, and/or essays in order to form a larger book, although it is becoming more common for short stories to be released as stand-alone ebooks.
& Other Stories is a group of creatives working together from ateliers in Paris, Los Angeles and Stockholm, from stores all over Europe and production offices in Hong Kong.
Each individual working with & Other Stories is an essential part of our group. This short story (taken from Hesse's masterpiece Siddhartha) teaches readers about parenting and the limitations of love. The great spiritual questions in this text may fuel a heated discussion in your classroom.
I highly recommend reading the whole book, but this text works pretty well by itself too. Suggested reading level for this text. Shorts. Whether you are jetset to paradise, poolside or keeping it cool and casual dowtown, our selection of shorts are perfect for any occasion.
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If a novel is a marriage, then a short story is a love affair. So said Lorrie Moore, one of the undisputed masters of the form. There's an inherent intensity to really good short fiction, an every-word-matters fervor urging readers to a revelatory are thirteen of our favorite short stories, from irrefutable classics by Jamaica Kincaid and Flannery O'Connor to newer additions to.
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Short stories with their right-to-the-point plot and concise form are a convenient way to learn about the style and characteristics of the literary work you are about to discover. Steve Wynn, the founder of Wynn Resort & Casino, shared a story of his family’s vacation in Paris. They were staying at Four Seasons and had ordered breakfast in bed.
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Ahead of ’s National short story prize, Jon McGregor reluctantly chooses ‘swoony’ work from recent years showing some of the ways to write. Just about any of the pieces in Ninety-nine Stories of God would do here, honestly, but I love the firm wink of “Aubade,” only the third story in the book.
Amy Hempel, “Housewife” This is the shortest story on this list—a few words shorter than Lydia Davis’s, even—but packs a lot of drama into that single sentence. [9 Ways Writing Short Stories Can Pay Off for Writers] Accept Change.
In JulyServing House Books accepted the collection of sixteen short stories. I was thrilled. The publisher felt there was some repetition.
He was willing to read other stories I .THEME A theme in a work of fiction is a perception about life or human nature that the writer conveys to the reader.
Most themes are not stated directly. A theme in a short story might, for example, be “Life is only as good as you make it” or “Good relationships take work.” Themes can be revealed by: a work.