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  • Written by Morley Callaghan
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On Sale: October 30, 2012
Pages: 240 | ISBN: 978-0-7710-1819-0
Published by : New Canadian Library McClelland & Stewart
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A new selection of stories by Canada's Hemingway, with an afterword by Pulitzer Prize--winner William Kennedy.

Morley Callaghan's literary circle included Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Joyce. In a career spanning more than six decades, he published sixteen novels and more than one hundred works of short fiction. Bringing together more than twenty-five stories from five different collections, Ancient Lineage and Other Stories confirms Callaghan's pre-eminent status.

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About Morley Callaghan

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Morley Callaghan’s literary circle included Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Joyce. In a career spanning more than six decades, he published sixteen novels and more than one hundred works of short fiction.

About William Kennedy

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William Kennedy, author, screenwriter and playwright, was born and raised in Albany, New York. Kennedy brought his native city to literary life in many of his works. The Albany cycle, includes Legs, Billy Phelan's Greatest Game, and the Pulitzer Prize winning Ironweed.The versatile Kennedy wrote the screenplay for Ironweed, the play Grand View, and cowrote the screenplay for the The Cotton Club with Francis Ford Coppola. Kennedy also wrote the nonfiction O Albany! and Riding the Yellow Trolley Car. Some of the other works he is known for include Roscoe and Very Old Bones.

Kennedy is a professor in the English department at the State University of New York at Albany. He is the founding director of the New York State Writers Institute and, in 1993, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has received numerous literary awards, including the Literary Lions Award from the New York Public Library, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Governor’s Arts Award. Kennedy was also named Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters in France and a member of the board of directors of the New York State Council for the Humanities.


  • Ancient Lineage and Other Stories by Morley Callaghan
  • October 30, 2012
  • Fiction
  • New Canadian Library
  • $22.95
  • 9780771018183

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