The Collected Stories

Finalist, National Book Awards 1994 for Fiction

The Collected Stories by grace paley book cover
ISBN 978-0374126360
Farrar Straus & Giroux

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Grace Paley’s classic collection—a finalist for the National Book Award—demonstrates her rich use of language as well as her extraordinary insight into and compassion for her characters, moving from the hilarious to the tragic and back again. Whether writing about the love (and conflict) between parents and children or between husband and wife, or about the struggles of aging single mothers or disheartened political organizers to make sense of the world, she brings the same unerring ear for the rhythm of life as it is actually lived.