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DetailsAmerica's Second City abounds in literary talent, and this anthology spotlights writers associated with Chicago as well as tales that take the Midwestern metropolis as their setting.Contributors includeRichard Wright,Saul Bellow,James T. Farrell,Edna Ferber,Zane Grey, and many others.George Ade's "The Judge's Son" offers a brief character sketch in which two down-and-outers find solace in their shared suffering;"From A to Z," by Susan Glaspell, recounts an idealistic young woman's pursuit of a glamorous publishing job on Michigan Avenue;Will J. Cuppy's "The Extra Major" profiles a struggling freshman at the University of Chicago; and"Reform in the First" presents Brand Whitlock's study of Chicago politics.Additional stories includeNelson Algren's "A Bottle of Milk for Mother";"The Fall of Edward Barnard" by W. Somerset Maugham;Stuart Dybek's "Chopin in Winter"; and other moving and thought-provoking tales.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: James Daley is the editor of several Dover editions, including The World's Greatest Short Stories, Classic Crime Stories, Favorite Christmas Poems, Great Speeches by African Americans, Great Speeches by American Women, Great Speeches by Frederick Douglass, 100 Great Short Stories, and Great Writers on the Art of Fiction. His debut novel, Jesus Jackson, was published by The Poisoned Pencil in 2014.
SKU Code PRK B 3486 Weight in Kg 0.0900 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486802855 Author Name James Daley Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION