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Angel on the Roof, the (2000) [Collection]
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With The Angel on the Roof, Russell Banks offers readers an astonishing collection of thirty years of his short fiction, revised especially for this volume and highlighted by the inclusion of nine new stories that are among the finest he has ever written. As is characteristic of all of Bank's works, these stories resonate with irony and compassion, honesty and insight, extending into the vast territory of the heart and the world, from working-class New England to Florida and the Caribbean and Africa.

Contents:

  • Djinn
  • Defenseman
  • The Caul
  • The Fisherman
  • Firewood
  • Quality Time
  • The Lie
  • Indisposed
  • The Child Screams and Looks Back at You
  • Sarah Cole: A Type of Love Story
  • Assisted Living
  • The Neighbor
  • The Rise of the Middle Class
  • The Burden
  • Mistake
  • Plains of Abraham
  • Theory of Flight
  • Comfort
  • Success Story
  • Cow-Cow
  • With Che in New Hampshire
  • Dis Bwoy, Him Gwan
  • The Fish
  • The Moor
  • Searching for Survivors
  • Black Man and White Woman in Dark Green Rowboat
  • Xmas
  • The Guinea Pig Lady
  • Queen for a Day
  • The Visit
  • Lobster Night

Original title: The Angel on the Roof
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


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Edition #1: The Angel on the Roof

The Angel on the Roof (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

The Angel on the Roof: The Stories of Russell Banks (2001)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780060931254
Pages: 506

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