The Stories of Frederick Busch

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

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Category: Fiction

Page: 493

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Selected by a Pulitzer Prize winner, this collection of short stories from one of the greatest American storytellers, capturing single moments in so-called ordinary life, remind us that we have no idea what goes on behind closed doors. 10,000 first printing.

The children in the woods

new and selected stories

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 338

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The author of Absent Friends presents an unsettling anthology of stories, including "My Father, cont." in which a child fantasizes that he will be abandoned by his bickering parents, and other tales. National ad/promo.

Rescue Missions

Stories

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher: W. W. Norton

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

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BUSCH/RESCUE MISSIONS

Harry and Catherine

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 290

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Catherine, a strong-willed, middle-aged woman with two sons--one in high school, one just off to college--has enjoyed an on-again, off-again love affair for many years with Harry. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.

Absent Friends

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

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Presents a varied collection of fourteen stories that range from a writer's attempt to come to terms with his past to the kidnapping of a doctor's estranged wife

Don't Tell Anyone

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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A new collection of short stories by the author of The Night Inspector explores the connections among people and asks why some succeed and others do not. Reader's Guide included. Reprint.

War Babies

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 114

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Peter's father, a prisoner who turned traitor in a Korean War POW camp, might have had something to do with a fellow captive's death, the father of one Hilary Pennels--now a woman Peter's age who lives in Salisbury. When Peter and Hilary meet, they both want information from the other, and more, and find themselves engaged in a wary dance of attraction laced with mistrust. But it may be a third person, the sole remaining survivor of the camp--a Mr. Fox--who holds the key to the mystery of betrayal that haunts Peter and Hilary alike.

A Memory of War

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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When a new patient declares that he is his half-brother, psychologist Alexander Lescziak, the son of Polish immigrants, confronts painful truths about his life as he envisions his mother's relationship with a German prisoner of war.

Letters to a Fiction Writer

Author: Frederick Busch

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 291

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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.

The Professions of Authorship

Essays in Honor of Matthew J. Bruccoli

Author: Matthew Joseph Bruccoli

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 251

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A tribute to Matthew J, Bruccoli, the man whose life's work has centred on the study of authorship, this text examines the business of writing, publishing, and selling books. Authors, publishing professionals and scholars unravel the mysterious surrounding this tradition-bound endeavor.