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5 edition of The Saroyan special found in the catalog.

The Saroyan special

selected short stories.

by Aram Saroyan

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by Don Freeman.
      SeriesShort story index reprint series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.S246 Sar6, PS3537.A826 Sar6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 368 p.
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5702585M
      ISBN 100836937090
      LC Control Number70134979

      Find nearly any book by WIlliam Saroyan. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers. "The Letter Book comprises the entire content of a long letter Aram Saroyan received from his father, the novelist William Saroyan, in Aram composed the book by breaking up the text of the letter into discrete fragments and typing each in the center of a separate sheet of paper.

      Welcome to Saroyan Theatre. The jewel of Central California, the Saroyan Theatre distinguishes itself with unparalleled elegance and luxurious seating and has hosted some of the world’s most renowned performers during its rich Saroyan Theatre is Fresno’s premier cultural arts destination and home to the area’s leading performing arts groups, including the Fresno . Saroyan, William MY NAME IS ARAM Book Club Edition Hardcover New York Harcourt, Brace & Company Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Chips and tears, toning, to jacket. Purchased from the NY estate of The Exorcist's Ellen Rating: % positive.

      The stories are short, simple and each one carries a special message or lesson learned by Aram. His book teaches the simple morals of understanding, not stealing, loyalty and the joys of learning. Aram is an adorable boy, with a mind full of questions and a routine of seeking out new experiences and facing the consequences.   Only Armenians has been produced. In Fresno, Saroyan's hometown, characters discuss the Armenian issue, then of immediate concern. In Bitlis Saroyan and his traveling companions reexamine the issue on his first trip back to the Saroyan family home in Haratch is set in the offices of an Armenian newspaper in : California State University Press, Fresno.


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Saroyan's THE HUMAN COMEDY is a highly patriotic, highly sentimental, vintage war-time narrative: it gently treats, in part, the tragic telegrams from the War Department that far too many American families received during the WW 2 period.

The writing is particularly strong in the final third of the novel/5(97). About this Item: Garden City Publishing, NY, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 1st Edition. The Human Comedy, Saroyan's first novel, is the story of an American family in wartime, and in particular of Homer Macauley, the fastest messenger in San Joaquin valley.

After consultation with and consideration of a wide variety of alternatives, the Board ultimately placed all of Saroyan’s literary papers in Special Collections at Stanford University Libraries, now designated the William Saroyan Archive. Stanford has done an outstanding job protecting, supporting, and advancing Saroyan’s literary legacy.

– My Name Is Aram – Three Plays – Three Plays – Saroyan’s Fables – Razzle-Dazzle – The Human Comedy – Get Away Old Man – Dear Baby – The Adventures of Wesley Jackson – Jim Dandy: Fat Man in a Famine – The Saroyan Special – Don’t Go Away Mad and Other Plays – The Twin Adventures.

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This pioneering drama, A Special Annoucement, was composed expressly for the radio by Saroyan. Written in prose and poetry, it is “the initial work in which he shows a growing responsiveness to the approaching war” (Balakian, World of William Saroyan, ).

Literary Works By William Saroyan. Timeline. William Saroyan was born in Fresno, California, on Augthe son of Armenak and Takoohi Saroyan, poor Armenian immigrants. When his father died, Saroyan was put into an Oakland orphanage with his brother, Henry, and his two sisters, Cosette and Zabel.

He returned to Fresno with his. The prize commemorates the life, legacy and intentions of William Saroyan - author, artist, dramatist, composer - and is intended to encourage new or emerging writers, rather than to recognize established literary figures.

The entry period for the Saroyan Prize closed on Janu The shortlist will be announced in late spring and. The Saroyan special: Selected short stories.

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Uploaded by AliciaDA on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)Pages: The story of The Human Comedy, and the characters Homer and Ulysses in particular, is based on Saroyan's life, living fatherless with his siblings and his mother.

Ithaca, California is based on the real town of Fresno, California, Saroyan's hometown. The book contains several references to Homer 's Odyssey. Homer is the name of both the author Author: William Saroyan.

Saroyan was rotund, about 5 feet 8 inches tall. He wore a walrus mustache and had the manner of an indulgent uncle who thought he was somehow different and special. He was hospitalized a month.

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Saroyan, William. Published by.Saroyan, William THE HUMAN COMEDY Book Club Edition Hardcover New York Harcourt, Brace & Company Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Chips and tears to jacket. Jacket is slightly ill-fitting.

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