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Private and the General

Stories

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The Private and the General: Stories by Louise Edge
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Description

The fiction and nonfiction in this eclectic collection explore the human condition with humor and compassion. The author's optimistic and uplifting outlook on life leaves the reader with a smile at the end of each story or article. A Confederate private, a famous Union general, a seventy-year-old man who thinks he was abducted by aliens, a reluctant bride, a widow whose behavior causes a scandal in her small town - these are some of the characters who inhabit the fictional stories. The nonfiction pieces take a humorous look at a variety of subjects: flying advice for cowards, women's fear of snakes, the problem of cholesterol, how to deal with a snoring spouse, the author's politics, family relationships. A few of the essays elicit tears as well as smiles.
Release date Australia
October 11th, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
iUniverse
Pages
160
Dimensions
152x229x9
ISBN-13
9780595333097
Product ID
1801148

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