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The Peach Stone; Stories From Four Decades

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The Peach Stone; Stories From Four Decades

by Paul Horgan

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New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1967 Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York. 1967. Hardcover. Stated Second Printing. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Fine. DJ; Very Good; NOT Price clipped; two moisture spots on bottom front panel; light sun fading of spine. Black cloth boards and spine with bright gilt lettering and rails on the spine. 470 pp 8vo. These are selected episodes of the authors writings of four decades arranged in a sequence of themes devoted to childhood, youth, maturity, and age. The settings, periods, backgrounds, subject manner, and manner of these twenty stories are varied but in all of them it is character that determines action, whether the story is humorous, tragic, or ironic in time. All reflect a basic view of life- a celebration of that spirit in men and women which affirms their human worth. A clean very presentable copy in a Brodart mylar jacket.


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The Peach Stone; Stories From Four Decades
Paul Horgan
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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New York, NY
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Paul Horgan, human worth, anthology, literature, American life, The Head of the House of Wattleman, The Small Rain, humanistic tradition, To the Mountains, The Huntsman, the Surgeon and the Nun, The Devil in the Desert, short stories
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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Our 20% off Back to School Sales is on now through the end of August. Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.


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