fairly good time. by Mavis Gallant

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .

Written in English

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SeriesLaurentian library -- 79
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LC ClassificationsPS8563 A5 F3 1970
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Pagination308p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19796133M

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In addition to A Fairly Good Time, New York Review Books Classics publishes three collections of Gallant's short stories: Paris Stories, Varieties of Exile, and The Cost of Living: Early and Uncollected Stories.

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Full of wit and psychological poignancy, A Fairly Good Time, here with  Green Water, Green Sky, encapsulates Gallant’s unparalleled skill as a storyteller. Shirley Perrigny (née Norrington, then briefly Higgins), the heroine of A Fairly Good Time, is an : New York Review Books.

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