Product Code: 5003
ISBN: 9780807083352
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon
Published Date: 09/01/1998
Pages: 351
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Translucent, provocative fiction on themes of faith and meaning from favorite writers including Sandra Cisneros, Andre Dubus, Alice Walker, Louise Erdrich, Stephen King, Flannery O'Connor, Philip Roth, E.M. Forster and others.

A Beacon Press Book


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Introduction
Mystery
Sandra Cisneros - Little Miracles, Kept Promises
Andre Dubus – A Father’s Story
Vladimir Nobokov – Christmas
Robert Olen Butler – Mr. Green
Lesley Marmon Silko – The Man to Send Rain Clouds

Doubt
John L’Heureux – The Expert on God
Philip Roth – The Conversion of the Jews
John Updike – Pigeon Feathers
Reynolds Price – Watching Her Die
John Edgar Wideman – All Stories Are True

EVIL
Joy Kogawa – Obasan
Zora Neale Hurston – Sweat
Najib Mahfuz – God’s World
Flannery O’Connor – Good Country People
Irwin Shaw – Act of Faith

THE SUPERNATURAL
Louise Erdrich – Love Medicine
E.M. Forster – The Celestial Omnibus
Maxine Hong Kingston – On Mortality
Bernard Malamud – The Silver Crown
Stephen King – The Man in the Black Suit

RECONCILIATION
Raymond Carver – Cathedral
Martha Gies – Zoo Animal Keeper 1, REC-SVC-ZK
Frank O’Connor – First Confession
Isaac Bashevis Singer – Gimpel the Fool
Alice Walker –Everyday Use

Contributors
Credits
Index of Contributors
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