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The Strangers Were There: Selected Stories

By: Clayton, John Bell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11722

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj


[book is moderately shelfworn, no serious problems; jacket shows wear at corners/edges, a few small tears, minor paper loss at spine ends]. "This posthumous selection of related short stories reveals all of [the author's] principal gifts -- of narrative power, of compassion, of insight, of lyric strength -- and suggests the major literary figure he would have become. Though they display a lively versatility in subject, mood and treatment, all the stories are unified by their setting -- the Virginia town of Colonial Springs, the valley hamlets and the mountains beyond." The author had... View more info