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Homely girl, a life, and other stories

by Arthur Miller

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Published by Viking Books in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementArthur Miller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3525.I5156 H67 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination115 p. ;
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL782321M
      ISBN 100670865419
      LC Control Number95014267

      Joyce Carol Oates, Author, Mark Graham, Illustrator HarperCollins Publishers $ (32p) ISBN   Life as an Ugly Girl. I’d been ugly my entire life, although my parents insisted otherwise. She writes nonfiction stories about herself and other .

      New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives and probes the persistence of stereotypes, the nature of revenge, the complexities of truth, and our insatiable hunger for sensationalism.. When a fourteen-year-old girl is the alleged victim of a terrible act. Book recommendations for people who like It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini. Register for free to build your own book lists Big Mouth and Ugly Girl Joyce Carol Oates. Info/Buy. And I Don't Want to Live This Life Deborah Spungen. Info/Buy. and Other Stories David Levithan. Info/Buy. All Rivers Flow to the Sea Alison Mcghee. Info/Buy.

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Homely girl, a life, and other stories by Arthur Miller Download PDF EPUB FB2

Arthur Miller's collection of three short stories describe the lives of three ordinary, yet extraordinary Americans in the midth century. The first, "Homely Girl, A Life," deals with a young woman whose identity is so wrapped around her flawed appearance that I cannot recall if readers ever even learn her name.

Her invisibility is so resolute/5(14). "A Homely Girl, A Life" is an interesting study, whether you realize Miller was married to Marilyn Monroe when he wrote this or not.

Just in passing, he touches on the Hitler-Stalin pact and a bit of the history of American communism. "Fame", full of a bit of self-irony, provides comic relief between the two more serious stories.4/4(3). This is a collection of three of playwright Arthur Miller's short stories.

The stories all take place in New York--before, during, and after WWII. I did not enjoy the title story "Homely Girl, a Life." I found it overly simplistic and offensive overall, although there were passages of beautiful language.3/5(1).

Flanked by two stories also set in Manhattan, “Fame” and “Fitter’s Night,” Homely Girl, A Life pays homage to a city constantly reinventing itself—and to the classic Miller themes of work, honor, and identity.

“Chekhovian deserves praising to the top of the highest and other stories book for its humanity, wit, depth” —A.N. Wilson. Homely girl, a life, and other stories. [Arthur Miller] -- A novella and short stories. The novella is on a homely woman who throughout her youth and marriage suffers from an ugliness Homely girl.

One day she falls in love with a blind musician and is cured. Homely girl, a life, and other stories. [Arthur Miller] -- A volume of short fiction gathers stories set in Manhattan before a life after World War II.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Homely Girl, A Life. And Other Stories. (New York): Viking, (). Octavo, original black cloth with mounted cover illustration. First edition of this collection of three Miller stories.

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