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The Visiting Privilege

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The legendary writer's first collection in more than ten years-and, finally, the definitive one. A literary event of the highest order. Joy Williams has been celebrated as a master of the short story for four decades, her renown passing as a given from one generation to the next even in the shifting landscape of contemporary writing. And at long last the incredible scope of her singular achievement is put on display: thirty-three stories drawn from three much-lauded collections, and another thirteen appearing here for the first time in book form. Forty-six stories in all, far and away the most comprehensive volume in her long career, showcasing her crisp, elegant prose, her dark wit, and her uncanny ability to illuminate our world through characters and situations that feel at once peculiar and foreign and disturbingly familiar. Virtually all American writers have their favorite Joy Williams stories, as do many readers of all ages, and each one of them is available here.

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Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Joy Williams
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.2 x 16.7 x 3.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1101874899
ISBN-13:
9781101874899
Number of pages:
490
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf

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The legendary writer's first collection in more than ten years-and, finally, the definitive one. A literary event of the highest order. Joy Williams has been celebrated as a master of the short story for four decades, her renown passing as a given from one generation to the next even in the shifting landscape of contemporary writing. And at long last the incredible scope of her singular achievement is put on display: thirty-three stories drawn from three much-lauded collections, and another thirteen appearing here for the first time in book form. Forty-six stories in all, far and away the most comprehensive volume in her long career, showcasing her crisp, elegant prose, her dark wit, and her uncanny ability to illuminate our world through characters and situations that feel at once peculiar and foreign and disturbingly familiar. Virtually all American writers have their favorite Joy Williams stories, as do many readers of all ages, and each one of them is available here.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Joy Williams
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.2 x 16.7 x 3.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1101874899
ISBN-13:
9781101874899
Number of pages:
490
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf

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