Title: A Dove of the East and Other Stories
Publisher: NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975, NY
Publication Date: 1975
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Author's first book- tales of strong people. Bookstore stamp on ffep. Colorful illustrated dj with edge chips. Inside is clean, tight, bright. 180 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 0699
Synopsis: The twenty stories here, many of which first appeared in The New Yorker and have since been anthologized throughout the world, are strikingly beautiful essays on enduring and universal questions: In Rome, in the hour of his death, and American priest must choose between his Church and his God. An Israeli scout risks the safety and respect of his comrades in an act of transfiguring gentleness and charity. In a hot, dirty typewriter ribbon factory in the Bronx, a young man finds love. A Dutch child in a Canadian orphanage carries in her heart, her love for her parents and the pain of war. A soldier is overpowered by his days of burying the dead. A Sicilian widow meditates on the end of her family line. These twenty stories are strikingly beautiful pieces on enduring, universal questions by a writer the San Francisco Review of Books calls "a master crafter of the short story."
The twenty stories here, many of which have been anthologized throughout the world, are strikingly beautiful pieces on enduring and universal questions by a writer the San Francisco Review of Books calls ?a master crafter of the short story.?
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