First Sightings: Contemporary Stories About American Youth (Hardcover)

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By John Loughery (Editor)
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"With its gamut of emotions, issues and real-life situations, this volume provides high quality reading that all Americans can identify with."—Publishers Weekly

Twenty stories, arranged by age of the protagonists, from 4 to 18. Contributors include Barbara Kingsolver, John Updike, Ethan Canin, Ernest J. Gaines, Gish Jen, Alice Walker, Michael Chabon, Toni Cade Bambara, Joyce Carol Oates, Philip Roth, and more.

About the Author

John Loughery is the author of the 1996 Pulitzer Prize finalist John Sloan: Painter and Rebel and has edited the anthologies First Sightings: Contemporary Stories of American Youth, Into the Widening World: International Coming-of-Age Stories, and The Eloquent Essay: An Anthology of Classic & Creative Nonfiction. He teaches English at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780892553792
ISBN-10: 0892553790
Publisher: Persea
Publication Date: January 9th, 2011
Pages: 320
Language: English