A collection of short stories, which lays bare the life of a small town in the American Midwest. The central character is George Willard, a young reporter on the Winesburg Eagle, to whom one by one the town's inhabitants confide their hopes, dreams and fears. From the author of WINDY MCPHERSON'S SON, MARCHING MEN and DARK LAUGHTER.
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"Winesburg, Ohio, is no mere period piece but a book that helped redirect the course of American literature" (Washington Post)
"An often ironic but always clear-eyed and sharp look at the residents of his fictional town... If there were a required reading list for Americans, this one would be near the top" (Tampa Tribune)
"A landmark in American literature" (Calgary Herald (Canada))
Hemingway, Faulkner, Updike and Carver all rated Anderson. After reading the thriftily evoked lives of the residents of Winesberg Ohio, you will too.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1976. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140006095