All the Days and Nights: The Collected Stories

All the Days and Nights: The Collected Stories

by William Maxwell

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Overview

From the American Book Award-winning author of Ancestors and Time Will Darken comes a masterful collection of stories, spanning more than 50 years—a tour of a world that engages readers entirely, and whose characters command the deepest loyalty and tenderness.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679761020
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/31/1995
Series: Vintage International
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 619,481
Product dimensions: 5.28(w) x 7.95(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

William Maxwell was born in 1908 in Lincoln, Illinois. He studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and after earning a master's at Harvard, returned there to teach freshman composition before turning to writing. He published six novels, three collections of short fiction, an autobiographical memoir, a collection of literary essays and reviews, and a book for children. For 40 years, he was a fiction editor at The New Yorker. From 1969 to 1972 he was president of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He received the Brandeis Creative Arts Award Medal and, for So Long, See You Tomorrow, the American Book Award and the Howells Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He died in 2000.

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