Flying to America: 45 More Stories

Flying to America: 45 More Stories

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Overview

For both devotees and those new to Barthelme's playful irreverence, erudition, and unmatched imagination, this unprecedented survey offers up a rare and wonderful treat.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619029996
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 03/13/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

DONALD BARTHELME was a writer and critic, a National Book Award recipient, a director of PEN and the Authors Guild, a member of the American Academy and the Institute of Arts and Letters, and a founder of the renowned University of Houston Creative Writing Program. He was the author of more than fifteen published books, including City Life, one of Time’s Best Books of the Year, and Sixty Stories, which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Even after his death in 1989, Barthelme’s contributions to the world of American letters remain unparalleled.



KIM HERZINGER is a critic who writes on minimalism and other contemporary literary phenomena, a Pushcart Prize–winning writer of fiction, and the editor of two other Donald Barthelme collections, Not-Knowing and The Teachings of Don B. He taught at the University of Southern Mississippi and now owns and operates Left Bank Books in New York City.

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