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Success Stories

Success Stories

(1986)
A collection of stories by

 


In Sucess Stories, an exceptionally varied yet coherent collection, Russell Banks proves himself one of the most astute and forceful writers in America today.Queen for a Day, Success Story, and Adultery trace fortunes of the Painter family in there pursuit of and retreat from the American dream. Banks also explores the ethos of rampant materialism in a group of contemporary moral fables. The Fish is an evocating parable of faith and greed set in a Southeast Asian village, The Gully tells of the profitability of violence and the ironies of upward mobility in a Latin American shantytown, and Chrildren's Story explores the repressed rage that boils beneath the surface of relationships between parents and children and between citizens of the first and third worlds.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 1996 : USA Hardback
Title: Success Stories
Author(s): Russell Banks
ISBN: 0-8095-9200-2 / 978-0-8095-9200-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Borgo Press
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July 1986 : UK Hardback
Title: Success Stories
Author(s): Russell Banks
ISBN: 0-241-11927-8 / 978-0-241-11927-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
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June 1986 : USA Hardback
Title: Success Stories
Author(s): Russell Banks
ISBN: 0-06-015567-1 / 978-0-06-015567-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper & Row
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Paperback Editions

April 1996 : USA Paperback
Title: Success Stories
Author(s): Russell Banks
ISBN: 0-06-092719-4 / 978-0-06-092719-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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July 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Success Stories
Author(s): Russell Banks
ISBN: 0-345-34235-6 / 978-0-345-34235-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books (Mm)
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Success Stories
Author(s): Russell Banks
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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