The Collected Stories Of Katherine Anne Porter (Paperback)

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The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter compiles three books of her short fiction into one National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning volume.From the gothic Old South to revolutionary Mexico, few writers have evoked such a multitude of worlds, both exterior and interior, as powerfully as Katherine Anne Porter. This collection gathers together the best of her award-winning short stories, including “Pale Horse, Pale Rider,” where a young woman lies in a fever during the 1918 influenza epidemic, her childhood memories mingling with fears for her boyfriend on his way to war, and “Noon Wine,” a haunting story of tragedy and scandal on a small dairy farm in Texas. This volume includes the collections Flowering Judas, Pale Horse, Pale Rider, and The Leaning Tower, as well as four stories not available elsewhere in book form.

About the Author

Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) was a renowned American author of short stories and essays. Best known for her short story collections and the novel Ship of Fools, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, a National Book Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal Award for Fiction.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780156188760
ISBN-10: 0156188767
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: September 19th, 1979
Pages: 512
Language: English
Series: Harvest/HBJ Book