15 short stories by four fine American writers


William Maxwell. John Cheever, Jean Stafford and Daniel Fuchs


Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, New York, 1956

Printing Details

First US edition, hardback in dustwrapper. 21 × 14cm. 309pp.

Here, four fine American authors have chosen their own stories that they most highy of.

Jean Stafford: The Liberation, Bad Characters, Beatrice Trueblood's Story, In the Zoo, Maggie Merriwether's Rich Experience.

John Cheever: The Day the Pig Fell into the Well, The Bus to St James's, The Country Husband, The National Pastime.

Daniel Fuchs: Man in the Middle of the Ocean, The Golden West, Twilight in Southern California.

William Maxwell: What Every Boy Should Know, The Trojan Women, The French Scarecrow.


The book itself is in very good condition. The dustwrapper is faded and chipped to the spine and edges but has not been price-clipped and is now within a protective sleeve.



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