The Hat of My Mother by Max Steele

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Max Steele's exquisitely crafted stories have long been admired and studied by readers and writers alike. These fourteen stories demonstrate the range and depth of this distinguished writer. "Beautifully wrought . . . these stories stay deep in our consciousness."--The New York Times Book Review.

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Max Steele's other books include another short-story collection, "Where She Brushed Her Hair", and a novel, "Debby", for which he won the Harper Prize and the Mayflower Award. He was a founding editor of "The Paris Review "and recently retired as professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was director of the program in creative writing.
Published January 1, 1988 by Taylor Pub. Co. 185 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It's a question he takes up to good effect in some of the book's most moving stories: ""The Man in the Dollhouse,"" ""The Tin Can"" and ""Color the Daydream Yellow."" Four stories here are repeats from Steele's last collection, and what we're left wondering is why we haven't heard more over the y...

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A distinguished collection of old and new stories on love, the vagaries of the imagination and more from this founding editor of the Paris Review .

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