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Tales from a sweltering city

Tales from a sweltering city

winning stories from the 1996-2005 Glendale Public Library short story contests

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Published by Glendale Public Library in Glendale, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American -- Arizona.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Frieda Ling ; preface by Rodeane Widom ; foreword by Cheryl Kennedy.
    ContributionsLing, Frieda., Glendale Public Library (Glendale, Ariz.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS571.A6 T36 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 468 p. ;
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16673084M
    ISBN 101933868007
    LC Control Number2007275700

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      Shaun Tan is the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival, Tales from Outer Suburbia, Tales from the Inner City, Rules of Summer, and The Singing received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in and won an Academy Award for the adaptation of his picture book The Lost Thing (from Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan).Shaun lives in . Interesting tales about, and from, a larger than life character. Cirillo was a cop in the New York City Police Department back in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. This account chronicles his adventures with the famed Stake Out Unit/5(5).

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Originally published in by American author Armistead Maupin, Tales of the City is the first installment in a nine-book series of the same name published between and The novel takes place in San Francisco inas a young woman named Mary Ann Singleton, seeking a change in her life, moves to the city and resides at 28 Barbary Lane.Shaun Tan is the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival, Tales from Outer Suburbia, Tales from the Inner City, Rules of Summer, and The Singing received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in and won an Academy Award for the adaptation of his picture book The Lost Thing (from Lost & Found: Three by Shaun Tan).Shaun lives in Melbourne.