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Amateurs (1976) [Collection]
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A collection of Barthelme's fiction published in magazines, primarily The New Yorker, between 1970-1975.


  • Our Work and Why We Do It
  • The Wound
  • 110 West Sixty-First Street
  • Some of Us Had Been Threatening
  • Our Friend Colby
  • The School
  • The Great Hug
  • I Bought a Little City
  • The Agreement
  • The Sergeant
  • What to Do Next
  • The Captured Woman
  • And Then
  • Porcupines at the University
  • The Educational Experience
  • The Discovery
  • Rebecca
  • The Reference
  • The New Member
  • You Are as Brave as Vincent Van Gogh
  • At the End of the Mechanical Age

Original title: Amateurs
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classicsPost-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental

The following works are contained within this one:
     Sergeant, the (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald Barthelme
     Our Work and Why We Do It (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald Barthelme
     School, the (1974) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald Barthelme


  • Dedication: "To Grace Paley"

Edition #1: Amateurs

Amateurs (1976)
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Language: English

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Amateurs (1976)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 184

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