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Victory over Japan : a book of stories / by Ellen Gilchrist.

Author/Creator:
Gilchrist, Ellen, 1935-
Publication:
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1984.
Format/Description:
Book
240 pages ; 22 cm
Edition:
Uncorrected advance proof.
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Subjects:
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Women -- Southern States -- Fiction.
Manners and customs.
Women.
Southern States.
Form/Genre:
Short stories.
Fiction.
Summary:
Fourteen stories focus on a group of southern women who seek happiness and a sense of worth in bars, marriages, divorces, art, drug use, lovers' arms, and earthquakes.
Contents:
Victory over Japan
Music
The lower garden district free gravity mule blight or Rhoda, a fable
Looking over Jordan
Gauzy edge of paradise
Defender of the Little Falaya
Crazy, crazy, now showing everywhere
Jade Buddhas, red bridges, fruits of love
The double happiness bun
Miss Crystal's maid name Traceleen, she's talking, she's telling everything she knows
Traceleen's telling a story called "A bad year"
Traceleen's diary
DeDe's talking, it's her turn
Traceleen, she's still talking.
Notes:
National Book Award for Fiction, 1984.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy signed by the author.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has photograph of the author with signature.
Penn Provenance:
Gilchrist, Ellen, 1935- (autograph) (photograph) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1984
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0316313033
9780316313032
0316313076
9780316313070
OCLC:
904346086