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: 1st Mariner Books ed
ISBN: 9781417734085
1417734086
9780618565863
0618565868
Characteristics: 152 p. ; 20 cm

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