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Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry

(1993)
A collection of stories by

 
 
The singular, enchanting debut story collection from Elizabeth McCracken, now back in print as part of Ecco's "Art of the Story" series, and with a new introduction from the author

Called "astonishingly assured" by The Guardian, the nine stories that make up Elizabeth McCracken's debut story collection deal with oddball characters doing their very best to forge connections with those around them.

In "It's Bad Luck to Die" a woman marries an older tattoo artist and finds comfort in agreeing to act as a canvas for his most elaborate work. "Some Have Entertained Angels, Unaware" follows a young girl as she comes face to face with a cast of eccentrics her recently-widowed father has invited to live in their expansive but dilapidated home. And in the title story, a young man and his wife are perplexed when an outspoken old woman shows up on their doorstep for a visit, claiming to be a distant aunt, even though she can't be traced on a family tree.

At once captivating and offbeat, Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry is a dazzling showcase of the early years of Elizabeth McCracken's prodigious talent.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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November 1993 : UK Hardback
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Title: Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry?
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN: 0-436-27765-4 / 978-0-436-27765-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd
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May 1993 : USA Hardback
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Title: Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN: 0-679-40026-5 / 978-0-679-40026-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories (Art of the Story)
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN: 0-06-287372-5 / 978-0-06-287372-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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October 1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry?
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN: 0-7493-8693-2 / 978-0-7493-8693-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Minerva
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January 1900 : USA Paperback
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Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN: 0-380-73079-0 / 978-0-380-73079-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarpPeren
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February 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN: 1-982649-03-8 / 978-1-982649-03-6
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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February 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry?: Stories
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN: 1-982649-04-6 / 978-1-982649-04-3
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Audio
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Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry?: Stories
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
ISBN: 1-982649-05-4 / 978-1-982649-05-0
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Audio
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
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February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
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February 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories (Art of the Story)
Author(s): Elizabeth McCracken
Publisher: Ecco
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