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ISBN:
0060971665
Author:
Donald Hall
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HarperCollins; Reprint edition (August 1, 1988)
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The Ideal Bakery Hardcover – 1987. This little book contains a dozen stories beautifully written by Donald Hall

The Ideal Bakery Hardcover – 1987. by. Donald Hall (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. This little book contains a dozen stories beautifully written by Donald Hall. In the title story & "Christmas Snow," the main characters recall the young Hall in his memoir, String Too Short to Be Saved (Nonpareil Books, No. 5). The most unusual story is "Argument and Persuasion. In it a professor gives his class a challenging writing assignment.

The Ideal Bakery book. He began writing as an adolescent and attended the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference at the age of sixteen-the same year he had his first work published. Donald Hall published numerous books of poetry. Besides poetry, Donald Hall wrote books on baseball, the sculptor Henry Moore, and the poet Marianne Moore.

He was the author of over 50 books across several genres from children's literature, biography, memoir, essays, and including 22 volumes of verse. Hall was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard, and Oxford.

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13: 9780060971663.

DONALD HALL, poet laureate of the United States from 2006 to 2007, has received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in poetry, the Lenore Marshall Award, the 1990 Frost Medal from the Poetry Society of America, and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

This is the first collection of fiction from poet and essayist Hall (Fathers Playing Catch with Sons, et. The narratives are structured with compelling logic, the details of character and setting are lyrical, economical and often surprising. Half of these dozen stories concern the politics of sex, a subject Hall handles in an analytical tone thick with irony. The world is a bed," concludes one smug character who, decades later, receives his comeuppance.

Donald Hall has published numerous books of poetry, most recently White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946-2006 (Houghton Mifflin, 2006); The Painted Bed (2002) and Without . The Ideal Bakery (1987).

Donald Hall has published numerous books of poetry, most recently White Apples and the Taste of Stone: Selected Poems 1946-2006 (Houghton Mifflin, 2006); The Painted Bed (2002) and Without: Poems (1998), which was published on the third anniversary of his wife and fellow poet Jane Kenyon's death from leukemia.

The Ideal Bakery (Donald Hall). 33. Illumination Night (Alice Hoffman). 511. 116. BBC's Top 100 Books You Need to Read Before You Die. 34. Imagining Argentina (Lawrence Thornton). 35. In La-La Land We Trust (Robert Campbell). 259,240. 100. KM's Tremendous Booklist: Read or TBR.

Donald Hall has lived a remarkable life of letters, a career capped by a National Medal of the Arts, awarded by the president.

From a former Poet Laureate, a new collection of essays delivering a gloriously unexpected view from the vantage point of very old age. Donald Hall has lived a remarkable life of letters, a career capped by a National Medal of the Arts, awarded by the president.

Offers a collection of short stories, including "Christmas Snow," "Keat's Birthday," and "The Figure of the Woods"
  • Tantil
This little book contains a dozen stories beautifully written by Donald Hall. In the title story & "Christmas Snow," the main characters recall the young Hall in his memoir, String Too Short to Be Saved (Nonpareil Books, No. 5). The most unusual story is "Argument and Persuasion." In it a professor gives his class a challenging writing assignment. Highly recommended.

Here is the list of stories:
The First Woman
Christmas Snow
The Fifty-Dollar Bill
Widowers' Woods
Keats's Birthday
Mr. Schwartz
The Figure of the Woods
Embarrassment
Revivals
The Ideal Bakery
Mrs. Thing
Argument and Persuasion.

P. S. "Argument and Persuasion" also appears in Hall's more recent book, Willow Temple: New and Selected Stories, p. 155.
  • Goldenfang
Excellent.
  • Fani
None of the stories interested me at all.