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In the heart of the heart of the country, and other stories

by William H. Gass

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] William H. Gass.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.G255 In
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 206 p.
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5604758M
      LC Control Number68011820

      In the Heart of the Heart of the Countryis vintage William H. Gass- two novellas and three short stories, set in the Midwest, exhibiting Gass's characteristic and wildly original verbal brilliance and philosophical volume includes The Pedersen Kid,a story originally published a few years before the publication of Gass's first novel Omensetter's Luck.4/5(6). Buy In the Heart of the Heart of the Country: And Other Stories (New York Review Books Classics) Main by William H. Gass (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

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        In the heart of the heart of William Gass’s In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, deep inside the title story, the narrator contemplates his cat, Mr. Tick: “You are a cat—you cannot understand—you are a cat so easily.”The confident Mr. Tick, unlike the narrator, does not worry over his mortality or think about the burden of self-consciousness. READ In the Heart of the Heart of the Country and Other Stories () Online Free. Free Reading Epub, Pdf.


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