The Ballad of the Sad Café and Other Stories

The Ballad of the Sad Café and Other Stories

Book - 2005
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This collection assembles Carson McCullers' best stories, including her study of love and longing "The Ballad of the Sad Café." A haunting tale of a human triangle that culminates in an astonishing brawl, the novella introduces readers to Miss Amelia, a formidable southern woman whose café serves as the town's gathering place. Among other works, the collection also includes "Wunderkind," McCullers' first published story, written when she was only seventeen, about a musical prodigy who suddenly realizes she will not go on to become a great pianist--From publisher description.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [2005]
Edition: First Mariner Books edition
Copyright Date: ©1951
ISBN: 9780618565863
Characteristics: 152 pages ; 20 cm


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Jun 13, 2016

He has a beautiful writing style and can evoke emotions in a way which surprised me. I found this copy sitting in a shelter, it stayed on my shelf for a year and a half and I just took it because it fit in my pocket. It was a lovely surprise


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