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A Robe Of Feathers

Author : Thersa Matsuura
ISBN : 9781582434896
Genre : Fiction
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A volume of fantastical traditional Japanese folktales, modernized for contemporary readers, includes works that feature a range of mythological characters from the Bean Washer and Boat Spirit to the Pillow Turner and Water Sprite. Original.
Category: Fiction

The Carp Faced Boy And Other Tales

Author : Thersa Matsuura
ISBN : 8899569371
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Beautiful, haunting, and grotesque, The Carp-Faced Boy and Other Tales offers stories reminiscent of traditional Japanese folktales alongside contemporary horror fiction. Matsuura's unique voice, in its poignancy and lightheartedness, is unforgettable.From the Introduction by Bram Stoker Award Winner Author Gene O'Neill: I have Thersa Matsuura's name underlined on the side of my fridge. I will watch for her byline. As I'm sure, you, the reader of this collection will, too. Cover Art by Daniele Serra

The Woman Who Rode Away And Other Stories

Author : D. H. Lawrence
ISBN : 0521294304
Genre : Fiction
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These thirteen short stories were written between 1924 and 1928. Eleven were collected in The Woman Who Rode Away (1928), though 'The Man Who Loved Islands' appeared in the American edition only and the other two in The Lovely Lady (1933). An unpublished fragment 'A Pure Witch' is also included.
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The Enchanted Mall And Other Stories

Author : Donald Busselle
ISBN : 9780595006113
Genre : Fiction
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The Enchanted Mall and Other Stories covers a range of subjects and story types梩hree stories use Christmas themes plus one Christmas story is included where a couple receives a message and help from beyond the grave. Two other stories also tell of a "flicker from beyond." Three stories use the theme of a "possessed" computer. Mr. Busselle has put a little something in to whet the interests of all readers! AUTHOR BIO: Donald H. Busselle was born in Ohio and has lived in various parts of Florida since 1952. He has a Bachelors and Masters Degree, and has done advanced study in the English language. After thirty-two years of teaching he retired in 1988 as as Assistant Professor of English. Now he spends his time writing. Most of his stories deal with science fiction themes, but he has written general fiction. A range of his subjects is illustrated in this present volume, The Enchanted Mall and Other Stories.
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The Ghost Of John Wayne And Other Stories

Author : Ray Gonz‡lez
ISBN : 0816520666
Genre : Fiction
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Presents a collection of short stories set in Texas and New Mexico, including "The Scorpion Eater," "Spaceship," "The Apparition," and "The Garden of Padre Anselmo."
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Feathers And Cigarettes And Other Stories

Author : Anne O'Carroll
ISBN : 0954258614
Genre : American fiction
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The Fish Short Story Prize is a worldwide competition, and the winners each year are published in an anthology. The 2003 anthology contains stories by Andrew Lloyd-Jones (Feathers and Cigarettes), Geona Edwards (The Terrible Eyes of Big Hawkins) and Katy Darby (Pussycat, Pussycat).
Category: American fiction

Feathers For Peacock

Author : Jacqueline Jules
ISBN : 1937786536
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Poor Peacock is naked while the rest of his friends are covered with warm, colorful feathers! A kind community response provides an original explanation for why the peacock has such beautiful feathers. Award-winning author Jacqueline Jules blends folktale motifs from around the world in a gently humorous tale of generosity. An appendix provides more information about peacocks. Stunning illustrations by Helen Cann give readers fun opportunities to identify the colors and plant life of spring.
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The Dixon Cornbelt League And Other Baseball Stories

Author : W. P. Kinsella
ISBN : 0803278160
Genre : Fiction
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Shortstops who run with the wolves, painted eggs that reveal deeply disturbing meanings, long-dead Hall of Famers who miraculously return to the game, an Iowa minor-league town with a secret conspiracy: these are the elements from which W.øP. Kinsella weaves nine fabulous stories about the magical world of baseball. From the dugouts, clubhouses, bedrooms, and barrooms to the interior worlds of hope and despair, these eerie stories present the absurdities of human relationships and reveal the writer's special genius for touching the heart.
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