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The Astronomer, and Other Stories

A collection of stories by

All but one of these seven stories and one novella take place in small towns in North Carolina, and all of them concern ordinary people teetering upon the knowledge of their own insignificance. First published in 1965, this second collection of short fiction by Doris Betts evinces her breathtaking mastery of the genre.


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April 1995 : USA Paperback

Title: The Astronomer and Other Stories (Voices of the South)
Author(s): Doris Betts
ISBN: 0-8071-2010-3 / 978-0-8071-2010-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr
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