|Michael Egerton (1962) [Short Story]|
by Reynolds Price
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A boy quickly befriends Michael Egerton, an older cabin-mate at summer camp. Despite his athleticism and larger build, the awkward tensions surrounding Egerton's family make him the target for becoming the camp outcast.
Originally published in the collection The Names and Faces of Heroes, 1962.
Original title: Michael Egerton
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Youth (rebellion, Angst, Coming Of Age)
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Ties That Bind→ Dysfunctional Families
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Ten Modern American Short Stories (1965) [Anthology]
Authors: Pearl S. Buck
, Jean Stafford
, John Updike
, Carson McCullers
, Reynolds Price
, Borden Deal
, James Jones
, Paul Darcy Boles
, John Knowles
, Don Trompeter