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7 edition of Selected Stories of Grace Paley found in the catalog.

Selected Stories of Grace Paley

A Selection

by Grace Paley

  • 166 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / General,
  • Audio - Fiction - General,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    Number of Pages4
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10098441M
    ISBN 100140867864
    ISBN 109780140867862
    OCLC/WorldCa39011620

      Two stories by Grace Paley you ought to read – The Sunday Octopus August 4, am Reply [ ] truth is, I don’t have much of a memory for stories. I’ve read Grace Paley’s Wants, printed here, many many times; but when I came to reread it just now, all . Bringing together a wide range of stories, essays, and poems, A Grace Paley Reader surveys the writer's eclectic body of work. The short stories are selected from the three collections the author published in her lifetime; wry in tone, they center on the lives and voices of working-class or newly middle-class Jewish New Yorkers.

    One of The New Yorker's "Books We Loved in ". A Grace Paley Reader compiles a selection of Paley’s writing across genres, showcasing her breadth of work as well as her extraordinary insight and brilliant economy of words. "A writer like Paley," writes George Saunders, “comes along and brightens language up again, takes it aside and gives it a pep talk, sends it back renewed, so it can. The Collected Stories of Grace Paley brings together selected stories from the author's previous volumes of fiction: The Little Disturbances of Man (), Enormous Changes at the Last Minute (), and Later the Same Day (). The book was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction in

    Grace Paley - Grace Paley, the writer and social activist whose acclaimed short stories explored in precise, pungent and tragicomic style the struggles of ordinary women muddling through. Grace Paley. Born in the Bronx in , Grace Paley was a renowned writer and activist. Her Collected Stories was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Her other collections include Enormous Changes at the Last Minute and Just As I Thought. She died in Vermont on Aug Grace PaleyCited by:


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Her other collections include Enormous Changes at the Last Minute and Just As I Cited by: With her first two books of short stories, Grace Paley established her niche in the world of letters.

Her distinctive voice and verbal gifts have captured the hearts of critics who praise her vision as well as her style. In short and sometimes plotless tales, she plumbs the lives of working-class New Yorkers, mapping out what New York Review of Books contributing critic Michael Wood called.

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In it, life and language are synonymous, and there is no higher praise. What a wonderful book’ Ali Smith Here are all Grace Paley’s classic stories in one volume. Paley’s quirky, boisterous characters and rich use of language won her readers’ hearts and secured her place as one of America’s most accomplished short-story writers.

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Here are all Grace Paley's classic stories in one volume. Paley's quirky, boisterous characters and rich use of language won her readers' hearts and secured her place as one of America's most accomplished short-story writers.

Now available for the first time in audio as a digital download, a selection of stories from Grace Paley: Whether writing about relationships, little girls, loving and bickering couples, angry suburbanites, frustrated job-seekers, or Jewish children performing a Christmas play, Grace Paley captured the loneliness, poignancy, and humor of the human experience with matchless style.

Anyone who loves the stories of Grace Paley and Lorrie Moore will find another master of the form here Just go get the book and start reading them for yourself.” —Marion Wink, Newsday “Berlin's tales of addiction and violence, formally unpredictable and drolly grotesque, defy our expectations for working-class fiction.

These ingredients are the unremarkable clay and water of Grace Paley's time and place. What she has given them is the breath of art."—Robert Pinsky, The New York Times Book Review "Paley is a member of that select breed of writers who become masters of the short story and resist the pressure to produce a novel/5(45).

Available in: Paperback. Regarded as one of the finest American short story writers and admired by George Saunders, Susan Sontag and Salman Rushdie, this volume presents Paley's collected works. Published as part of a beautifully designed series to mark. A Manual for Cleaning Women compiles the best work of the legendary short-story writer Lucia Berlin.

With the grit of Raymond Carver, the humor of Grace Paley, and a blend of wit and melancholy all her own, Berlin crafts miracles from the everyday, uncovering moments of grace in the Laundromats and halfway houses of the American Southwest, in the homes of the Bay Area upper class, among.The first thing one notices about the short stories of Grace Paley is the voice that narrates them.

It seems unmistakably the voice of a woman talking to other women. Paley once said in an.Grace Paley's work is amazing in its lyrical sound - at some moments sparse, at others extremely detailed, and always poignant. Stories about single mothers, about women visiting elderly parents in odd nursing homes, about families in general, and how the world works (and worked).

It is hard to find a good short story writer /5(37).