Fathers & Sons
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Fathers & Sons  

Softcover
San Francisco, 1998
Chronicle Books
297 p.

Introduction and contributor notes by Alberto Manguel
Héctor Murena translated by Alberto Manguel

 
   
 
Our most fundamental relationships are the subject of this anthology, delving into a literary world at turns humorous, dark, touching, and bizarre. The twenty selections in this volume are accompanied by provocative introductions.
 
 
Introduction  
SEAN O'FAOLAIN Innocence
FRANZ KAFKA The Judgement
KENZABURO OE Aghwee the Sky Monster
SERGIO RAMIREZ The Perfect Game
BEN OKRI In the Shadow of War
JOSÉ GARCIA VILLA The Son of Rizal
BRUNO SCHULZ Father's Last Escape
JOHN EDGAR WIDEMAN Casa Grande
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD Pat Hobby, Putative Father
AMBROSE BIERCE A Horseman in the Sky
STEPHEN CRANE The Second Generation
ROSE TREMAIN Over
ANITA DESAI A Devoted Son
VIRGINIA MORICONI Simple Arithmetic
RICHARD FORD Great Falls
ROHINTON MISTRY Of White Hairs and Cricket
HECTOR MURENA The Saw
WILLIAM FAULKNER Barn Burning
DAN JACOBSON The Zulu and the Zeide
ETHAN CANIN The Year of Getting to Know Us
Acknowledgements  
Author Biographies  
 
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