Had I a hundred mouths

new & selected stories, 1947-1983 by William Goyen

Publisher: C.N. Potter, Publisher: Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York

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Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Goyen ; introduction by Joyce Carol Oates.
ContributionsGibbons, Reginald.
LC ClassificationsPS3513.O97 H3 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3020351M
ISBN 100517557649
LC Control Number85000493

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HAD I A HUNDRED MOUTHS gathers his greatest early stories with stories written shortly before his death from leukemia in There are unforgettable tales here, mixtures of realism and fantasy,the gothic and the quotidian, that nearly make Goyen a twentieth century Hawthorne/5(6).

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HAD I A HUNDRED MOUTHS - New and Selected Stories: - The Texas Principessa; Arthur Bond; Where's Esther; Precious Door; In the Icebound Hothouse; Tongues of Men and Angels; The White Rooster; The Letter in the Cedarchest; Pore Perrie [William (introduction by Joyce Carol Oates) Goyen, Bascove;] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying Had I a hundred mouths book.

eBooks ISBN eBook Cover by Awarding Book Covers. The characters and events in this book are fictitious. Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is coincidental and not intended by the author.

C ONTENTS. L AST S TORIES, â HAD I A HUNDRED MOUTHS. THE TEXAS PRINCIPESSA. ARTHUR BOND. WHERE'S ESTHER. PRECIOUS. eBook Cover by Awarding Book Covers The characters and events in this book are fictitious.

Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is coincidental and not intended by the author. CONTENTS LAST STORIES, — HAD I A HUNDRED MOUTHS THE TEXAS PRINCIPESSA ARTHUR BOND WHERE’S ESTHER. PRECIOUS DOOR IN THE ICEBOUND HOTHOUSE4/5(32). Description Goyen's last collection of short stories including the title story, "Had I A Hundred Mouths," which won an Prize.

It includes older stories as well as some of his more recent efforts since his last story collection was published. Praise " The extraordinary cadence. Had I a Hundred Mouths.

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Title Had I A Hundred Mouths. Binding Soft Cover. Book Condition Very Good. Edition 1st Paperback Ed. Thus, 1st Ptg. Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Publisher New York Persea Books ISBN Number / Seller ID Title: Had I A Hundred Mouths: New & Selected Stories, Author(s): William Goyen, Reginald Gibbons ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Persea Books Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA.

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