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A Large & Startling Figure

The Harry Crews Online Bibliography


Excerpts

Novel excerpts appearing in periodicals, anthologies, or other publications.


Closers: Great American Writers on the Art of Selling.
Mike Tronnes, editor.
St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Pages 30-41.
ISBN: 0-312-18068-3

Reprints the first chapter from The Mulching of America.

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Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor.
Roy Blount, Jr., editor.
W. W. Norton, 1994.
Pages 325-330.

Excerpt from Car.

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Georgia Voices Volume One: Fiction.
Hugh Ruppersburg, editor.
University of Georgia Press, 1992.
Pages 395-413.

A Feast of Snakes [excerpt].

A collection of Georgia writing from early Georgia history up to 1989.

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Fall Fiction from Poseidon (1990)
Two Girls, Fat and Thin; Spider; Body.
Poseidon Press, 1990. Pages: 47-75.

Advanced, uncorrected proof and marketing material for Two Girls, Fat and Thin, by Mary Gaitskill; Spider by Patrick McGrath; and Body (chapter 1).


Playboy
37.8 (August 1990): 64-66,88, 153-156.

Excerpt from Body.


Florida Stories.
Kevin McCarthy, editor.
University Press of Florida, 1989.

Chapter 1 of Karate Is a Thing of the Spirit.

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Voices of the Heart.
James Blake & JoAnna Falco, editors.
Needham Heights MA: Ginn Press, 1988.
Pages 53-62.

An anthology of writers appearing at the 1988 Miami Book Fair International. The works of 24 authors are represented, including excerpts from Barry Hannah, Charles Willeford, and Harry Crews.

"'Auto-Town' is excerpted from Car, the story of a man who determines to eat, from bumper to bumper, a new Ford Maverick" [from the introduction].

[See also book review by Lois Wolf, "Some Answers to the World's Age-Old Problems" in The Miami Herald (1988 November 13).]


Playboy
23.7 (July 1976): 139-140, 198, 200-202.

Excerpt from A Feast of Snakes.


Works in Progress Works in Progress.
Martha Saxton, editor.
Number Eight.
The Literary Guild of America, Inc., 1973.
Pages 46-66.

Excerpt from The Hawk is Dying.

"Works in Progress publishes fiction and nonfiction selections from the best in books to be published in coming months."



 
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