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The early stories, 1953-1975, John Updike

Label
The early stories, 1953-1975
Title
The early stories, 1953-1975
Statement of responsibility
John Updike
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Encompassing nearly all of the author's short fiction published between 1953 and 1975, this anthology of 103 stories ranges from his first work, "Ace in the Hole," to "Love Song, for a Moog Synthesizer."
Writing style
Award
  • PEN-Faulkner Award, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
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120522
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Updike, John
Dewey number
813.54
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Suburban life
  • Belief and doubt
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The early stories, 1953-1975, John Updike
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You'll never know, dear, how much I love you -- The alligators -- Pigeon feathers -- Friends from Philadelphia -- A sense of shelter -- Flight -- The happiest I've been -- The persistence of desire -- The blessed man of Boston, my grandmother's thimble, and Fanning Island -- Packed dirt, churchgoing, a dying cat, a traded car -- In football season -- The lucid eye in Silver Town -- The kid's whistling -- Ace in the hole -- Tomorrow and tomorrow and so forth -- The Christian roommates -- Dentistry and doubt -- A madman -- Still life -- Home -- Who made yellow roses yellow? -- His finest hour -- A trillion feet of gas -- Dear Alexandros -- The doctor's wife -- At a bar in Charlotte Amalie -- Toward evening -- Snowing in Greenwich Village -- Sunday teasing -- Incest -- A gift from the city -- Walter Briggs -- The crow in the woods -- Should wizard hit Mommy? -- Wife-wooing -- Unstuck -- Giving blood -- Twin beds in Rome -- Marching through Boston -- Nakedness -- The family meadow -- The day of the dying rabbit -- How to love America and leave it at the same time -- The music school -- Man and daughter in the cold -- The rescue -- Plumbing -- The orphaned swimming pool -- When everyone was pregnant -- Eros rampant -- Sublimating -- Nevada -- The gun shop -- Son -- Daughter, last glimpses of -- Solitaire -- Leaves -- The stare -- Museums and women -- Avec la bâebâe-sitter -- Four sides of one story -- The morning -- My lover has dirty fingernails -- Harv is plowing now -- I will not let thee go, except thou bless me -- The Indian -- The hillies -- The tarbox police -- The corner -- A & P -- Lifeguard -- The deacon -- The carol sing -- The taste of metal -- Your lover just called -- Commercial -- Minutes of the last meeting -- Believers -- Eclipse -- Archangel -- The dark -- The astronomer -- The witnesses -- A constellation of events -- Ethiopia -- Transaction -- Augustine's concubine -- During the Jurassic -- Under the microscope -- The baluchitherium -- The invention of the horse collar -- Jesus on Honshu -- The slump -- The sea's green sameness -- The Bulgarian poetess -- The hermit -- I am dying, Egypt, dying -- Separating -- Gesturing -- Killing -- Problems -- The man who loved extinct mammals -- Love song, for a Moog synthesizer
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 838 pages
Isbn
9781400040728
Lccn
2002044824
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
ocm51266208
Label
The early stories, 1953-1975, John Updike
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You'll never know, dear, how much I love you -- The alligators -- Pigeon feathers -- Friends from Philadelphia -- A sense of shelter -- Flight -- The happiest I've been -- The persistence of desire -- The blessed man of Boston, my grandmother's thimble, and Fanning Island -- Packed dirt, churchgoing, a dying cat, a traded car -- In football season -- The lucid eye in Silver Town -- The kid's whistling -- Ace in the hole -- Tomorrow and tomorrow and so forth -- The Christian roommates -- Dentistry and doubt -- A madman -- Still life -- Home -- Who made yellow roses yellow? -- His finest hour -- A trillion feet of gas -- Dear Alexandros -- The doctor's wife -- At a bar in Charlotte Amalie -- Toward evening -- Snowing in Greenwich Village -- Sunday teasing -- Incest -- A gift from the city -- Walter Briggs -- The crow in the woods -- Should wizard hit Mommy? -- Wife-wooing -- Unstuck -- Giving blood -- Twin beds in Rome -- Marching through Boston -- Nakedness -- The family meadow -- The day of the dying rabbit -- How to love America and leave it at the same time -- The music school -- Man and daughter in the cold -- The rescue -- Plumbing -- The orphaned swimming pool -- When everyone was pregnant -- Eros rampant -- Sublimating -- Nevada -- The gun shop -- Son -- Daughter, last glimpses of -- Solitaire -- Leaves -- The stare -- Museums and women -- Avec la bâebâe-sitter -- Four sides of one story -- The morning -- My lover has dirty fingernails -- Harv is plowing now -- I will not let thee go, except thou bless me -- The Indian -- The hillies -- The tarbox police -- The corner -- A & P -- Lifeguard -- The deacon -- The carol sing -- The taste of metal -- Your lover just called -- Commercial -- Minutes of the last meeting -- Believers -- Eclipse -- Archangel -- The dark -- The astronomer -- The witnesses -- A constellation of events -- Ethiopia -- Transaction -- Augustine's concubine -- During the Jurassic -- Under the microscope -- The baluchitherium -- The invention of the horse collar -- Jesus on Honshu -- The slump -- The sea's green sameness -- The Bulgarian poetess -- The hermit -- I am dying, Egypt, dying -- Separating -- Gesturing -- Killing -- Problems -- The man who loved extinct mammals -- Love song, for a Moog synthesizer
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 838 pages
Isbn
9781400040728
Lccn
2002044824
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
ocm51266208

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