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5 edition of Behind the short story found in the catalog.

Behind the short story

from first to final draft

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Pearson Longman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • College readers.,
  • Short stories, American.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric.,
  • Fiction -- Authorship.,
  • Creative writing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Ryan G. Van Cleave, Todd James Pierce.
    ContributionsVan Cleave, Ryan G., 1972-, Pierce, Todd James, 1965-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1417 .B3955 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3411553M
    ISBN 100321117247
    LC Control Number2005027626

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    This story was first published in when it appeared in Chopin's short story collection A Night in Acadia. MAMZELLE AURLIE possessed a good strong figure, ruddy cheeks, hair that was changing from brown to gray, and a determined eye. She wore a man's hat about the farm, and an old blue army overcoat when it was cold, and sometimes top-boots/ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, s: Contents: Preface to the Instructor Introduction to the Student I. ON PREWRITINGGetting Started: Essay and Writing Suggestions Section One: Creating Raw MaterialPeter Meinke Unheard Music Meinke on JournalingSteve Almond The Soul Molecule Almond on Generating Story Ideas Section Two: Discovering Stories .


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