U. S. Stories

U. S. Stories : Regional Stories from the Forty-Eight States (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from U. S. Stories: Regional Stories From the Forty-Eight States Only twelve stories could be used in the magazine series and many readers were disappointed because all of the forty - eight states had not been included. Therefore, the editors of this volume set to work search ing out stories for every state in the union. Each story has been chosen, not because it was written byan author who happened to be born in a certain state, or because it may have been the best ever written in that state from a purely literary standpoint, but be cause it gives the flavor, the feeling of life in the state as lived by its people. A second qualification is needed here. In choosing a story like Bright and Morning Star, by Richard Wright, the editors do not mean to imply that life in Tennessee is limited to lynching any more than in selecting Dawn of Remembered Spring do they mean to suggest that all of life in Kentucky is represented by a boy out killing snakes. What we have tried to do is present a vivid facet of life in a state, rather than embrace the Whole. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 710 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 36mm | 934g
  • English
  • 129 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243281544
  • 9780243281541

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