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Wonderful town : New York stories from the New Yorker / edited by David Remnick.

Remnick, David. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 1862055408
  • ISBN: 9781862055407
  • Physical Description: xiii, 480 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : Pavilion, 2000.

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Formatted Contents Note:
The five-forty-eight / John Cheever -- Distant music / Ann Beattie -- Sailor off the Bremen / Irwin Shaw -- Physics / Tama Janowitz -- The whore of Mensa / Woody Allen -- What it was like, seeing Chris / Deborah Eisenberg -- Drawing Room B / John O'Hara -- A sentimental journey / Peter Taylor -- The balloon / Donald Barthelme -- Smart money / Philip Roth -- Another marvellous thing / Laurie Colwin -- The failure / Jonathan Franzen -- Apartment Hotel / Sally Benson -- Midair / Frank Conroy -- The catbird seat / James Thurber -- Snowing in Greenwich Village / John Updike -- I see you, Bianca / Maeve Brennan -- You're ugly, too / Lorrie Moore -- Symbols and signs / Vladimir Nabokov -- Poor visitor / Jamaica Kincaid -- In Greenwich, there are many gravelled walks / Hortense Calisher -- Some nights when nothing happens are the best nights in this place / John McNulty -- Slight rebellion off Madison / J. D. Salinger -- Brownstone / Renata Adler -- The cafeteria / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Partners / Veronica Geng -- The evolution of knowledge / Nicco Tucci -- The way we live now / Susan Sontag -- Do the windows open? / Julie Hecht -- The mentocrats / Edward Newhouse -- The treatment / Daniel Menaker -- Arrangement in black and white / Dorothy Parker -- Carlyle tries polygamy / William Melvin Kelley -- Children are bored on Sunday / Jean Staffod -- Notes from a bottle / James Stevenson -- Man in the middle of the ocean / Daniel Fuchs -- Mespoulets of the splendide / Ludwig Bemelmans -- Over by the river / William Maxwell -- Baster / Jeffrey Eugenides -- The second tree from the corner / E. B. White -- Rembrandt's hat / Bernard Malamud -- Shot: a New York story / Elizabeth Hardwick -- A father-to-be / Saul Bellow -- Farewell, my lovely appetizer / S. J. Perelman.
Subject: Short stories, American.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.

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