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Calamity and other stories

by Daphne Kalotay

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaphne Kalotay.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3611.A455 C35 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination193 p. ;
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307231M
      ISBN 100385513585
      LC Control Number2004052701

      Teetotaler Crawford’s jaundiced appraisal was certainly mean-spirited, but it was also accurate. Most accounts of Calamity Jane’s life, including her own autobiography, are full of untruths and exaggerations. Her colorful legend lives on in discredited stories, books and films. Calamity and Other Stories by Daphne Kalotay is a book I came to at random, on the shelves of my hometown library about a decade ago. I must have run through my stash of holiday reading too quickly and needed a supplement.

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      This volume brings together twenty of the best stories written by Dino Buzzati – author of the celebrated novel The Tartar Steppe and one of the most original voices in twentieth-century literature – stories which show the Italian master’s taste for the bizarre and the humorous, and for exploring the darker recesses of the human psyche.. From ‘The Collapse of the Baliverna’, .   The stories in this and other fiction about Jane were often conflated with her actual life experiences, magnifying her legend. Jane published her autobiography in , "Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by Herself," to cash in on her own fame, and much of it is quite clearly fictional or exaggerated.


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Exquisitely crafted, moving, and funny, "Calamity and Other Stories showcases a writer finding wonder in ordinary lives. About the Author Born and raised in New Jersey, Daphne Kalotay is a graduate of Vassar College and of Boston University, where she received an MA in creative writing and a Ph.D.

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