Elbow Room (short story collection)

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Elbow Room
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First edition cover
AuthorJames Alan McPherson
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherLittle, Brown
Publication date
1977
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)

Elbow Room: Stories is a 1977 short story collection by American author James Alan McPherson. It won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1978.[1]

Contents[edit]

The twelve short stories of Elbow Room appear in the following sequence:[2]

  • "Why I like Country Music"
  • "The Story of a Dead Man"
  • "The Silver Bullet"
  • "The Faithful"
  • "Problems of Art"
  • "The Story of a Scar"
  • "I am an American"
  • "Widows and Orphans"
  • "A Loaf of Bread"
  • "Just Enough for the City"
  • "A Sense of Story"
  • "Elbow Room"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, Sam (July 27, 2016). "James Alan McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer, Dies at 72". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  2. ^ https://www.worldcat.org/title/elbow-room-stories/oclc/2965160&referer=brief_results

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