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Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter

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ISBN-10: 0156188767

ISBN-13: 9780156188760

Edition: 1979

Authors: Katherine Anne Porter

List price: $17.95
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Porter’s reputation as one of americanca’s most distinguished writers rests chiefly on her superb short stories. This volume includes the collections Flowering Judas; Pale Horse, Pale Rider; and The Leaning Tower as well as four stories not available elsewhere in book form. Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 9/19/1979
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Katherine Anne Porter is known for her subtle and delicate perception; her careful, disciplined technique; and her precision of word and phrase. She wrote slowly and with restraint but achieved an impression of ease and naturalness that is close to perfection. She was born in Texas, schooled in Louisiana convents, and, working as a newspaper reporter and freelance journalist, traveled to such places as Paris, Majorca, Berlin, Vienna, and Mexico. Her Collected Stories (1965), which won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1966, was written over a long lifetime. It includes works that have been a standard part of high school and college literature courses for a half-century.…