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Tidewater tales

William Care Garnett

Tidewater tales

by William Care Garnett

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Published by Tidewater Pub. Co. in Dunnsville, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Essex County (Va.)
    • Subjects:
    • Essex County (Va.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William C. Garnett of Essex.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF232.E7 G23 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination237 p., [7] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages237
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5063479M
      LC Control Number74029018

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Description p., [8] leaves plates: ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Notes Printing Master Micfilm The Tidewater Tales a Novel. New York: Putnam, The Tidewater Tales concern the circular sailing journey of Peter Sagamore and Katherine Sherritt Sagamore on the Chesapeake Bay.

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Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Garnett, William Care, Tidewater tales. Dunnsville, Va., Tidewater Pub. [©] (OCoLC) Read The Tidewater Tales eBook onlie.

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The Tidewater tales: a novel. [John Barth] -- "Tell me a story " Katherine Shorter Sherritt Sagamore, 8 1/2 months pregnant, is a blue-blooded library scientist and founding mother of the American Society for the Preservation of Storytelling.

Indeed, The Tidewater Tales is a novel, as its subtitle insists, in spite of the fact that its primary title suggests it to be a collection of shorter pieces. For what Barth attempts to do here is. John Barth was born in Cambridge, Maryland in He stands alongside Thomas Pynchon as one of the innovative giants of post-war fiction.

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Has wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Ex-library with the usual stamps. % guaranteed. Life. John Barth, called "Jack", was born in Cambridge, has an older brother, Bill, and a twin sister Jill. In he graduated from Cambridge High School, where he played drums and wrote for the school newspaper.

He briefly studied "Elementary Theory and Advanced Orchestration" at Juilliard before attending Johns Hopkins University, where he received a B.A.

in and an M.A. in Genre: Postmodernism, metafiction. Preview of The Tidewater Tales Summary. Although The Tidewater Tales and Sabbatical are more obviously conscious of current social issues than Barth's earlier novels, Barth's central theme remains constant throughout the fiction of his later career: the importance of narratives in our lives, how we use stories to make sense of ourselves and our world.

The new book is much longer, almost as long as ''Letters,'' and swallows up ''Sabbatical,'' inasmuch as the main couple from that book, Fenwick Turner and Susan Seckler, turn up in the middle of ''The Tidewater Tales'' under their ''real'' names, Franklin Key Talbott and Leah Allen Silver Talbott.The Tidewater Tales Summary.

Although The Tidewater Tales and Sabbatical are more obviously conscious of current social issues than Barth's earlier novels, Barth's central theme remains constant throughout the fiction of his later career: the importance of narratives in our lives, how we use stories to make sense of ourselves and our world.Barth's richest, most joyous novel yet describes a couple's journey on the Chesapeake Bay, a cruise that overflows with stories--of past lives and love, entanglements with the CIA and toxic waste, and inventive brushes with Don Quixote, Odysseus and Scheherazade.