The Haves and Have Nots

Author Various
Mass Market Paperback
$10.95 US
4.17"W x 6.79"H x 1.18"D  
On sale Oct 01, 1999 | 528 Pages | 978-0-451-52744-8
| Grades 9-12 + AP/IB
Collected for the first time in one volume.How does money--or the lack of it--affect our lives? What happens when the rich meet the poor, when status comes with a price tag, when personal desires do battle with financial concerns? This unique anthology offers a mosaic of answers, with stories by: * Francine Prose * F. Scott Fitzgerald * Jack London * Kate Chopin * Ethan Canin * Gloria Naylor * Sandra Cisneros * O. Henry * Theodore Dreiser * Stephen Crane * Kate Braverman * James T. Farrell * Charlotte Perkins Gilman * and many others.
ALEXANDER MACLEOD was born in Inverness, Cape Breton and raised in Windsor, Ontario. His first collection of stories, Light Lifting, was a national bestseller, won an Atlantic Book Award, and was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, the Thomas Head Raddall Fiction Award, and the Commonwealth Book Prize. His most recent book of fiction, Animal Person, won the Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction, was named a Best Book of the Year by The New Yorker, CBC Books, and the Globe and Mail, and includes stories that were featured in The New Yorker, Granta, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. In 2019, he won an O. Henry Award for his story “Lagomorph.” MacLeod holds degrees from the University of Windsor, the University of Notre Dame, and McGill University. He currently lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and teaches at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.

SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA's fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Granta, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Best American Non-Required Reading, The Journey Prize Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Her debut book of fiction, How to Pronounce Knife, won the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the 2021 Trillium Book Award, and was named a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN America Open Book Award, the Danuta Gleed Award, and one of Time's Must-Read Books of 2020. Thammavongsa is also the author of four poetry books: Light, winner of the Trillium Book Award for Poetry; Found; Small Arguments, winner of the ReLit Award; and, most recently, Cluster. Born in the Lao refugee camp in Nong Khai, Thailand, she was raised and educated in Toronto, where she is at work on her first novel. View titles by Various
Introduction by Barbara Solomon
Hope Deferred
Alice Dunbar-NelsonWinter Dreams
F. Scott FitzgeraldA Jazz-Age Clerk
James T. FarrellThree Sketches from The House on Mango Street
Sandra CisnerosThe Untold Lie
Sherwood AndersonWhere We Are Now
Ethan CaninThe Sorrows of Gin
John CheeverPeace of Mind
T. Coraghessan BoyleWhy I Am a Danger to the Public
Barbara KingsolverThe Free Vacation House
Anzia YezierskaJack in the Pot
Dorothy WestMiss Esther's Guest
Sarah Orne JewettThe Gift of the Magi
O. HenryElephant
Raymond CarverLife in the Iron Mills
Rebecca Harding DavisMaggie: A Girl of the Streets
Stephen CraneThe Apostate
Jack LondonUnder the Lion's Paw
Hamlin GarlandA Deal in Wheat
Frank NorrisLouisa
Mary Wilkins FreedmanThe Second Choice
THeodore DreiserEveryone Had a Lobster
Francine ProseMrs. Beazley's Deeds
Charlotte Perkins GilmanBlue Island
J. F. PowersOver the Hill
Kate BravermanA Pair of Silk Stockings
Kate ChopinHe
Katherine Anne PorterI Stand Here Ironing
Tillie OlsenEveryday Use
Alice WalkerKiswana Browne
Gloria Naylor

About

Collected for the first time in one volume.How does money--or the lack of it--affect our lives? What happens when the rich meet the poor, when status comes with a price tag, when personal desires do battle with financial concerns? This unique anthology offers a mosaic of answers, with stories by: * Francine Prose * F. Scott Fitzgerald * Jack London * Kate Chopin * Ethan Canin * Gloria Naylor * Sandra Cisneros * O. Henry * Theodore Dreiser * Stephen Crane * Kate Braverman * James T. Farrell * Charlotte Perkins Gilman * and many others.

Author

ALEXANDER MACLEOD was born in Inverness, Cape Breton and raised in Windsor, Ontario. His first collection of stories, Light Lifting, was a national bestseller, won an Atlantic Book Award, and was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, the Thomas Head Raddall Fiction Award, and the Commonwealth Book Prize. His most recent book of fiction, Animal Person, won the Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction, was named a Best Book of the Year by The New Yorker, CBC Books, and the Globe and Mail, and includes stories that were featured in The New Yorker, Granta, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. In 2019, he won an O. Henry Award for his story “Lagomorph.” MacLeod holds degrees from the University of Windsor, the University of Notre Dame, and McGill University. He currently lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and teaches at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.

SOUVANKHAM THAMMAVONGSA's fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Granta, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Best American Non-Required Reading, The Journey Prize Stories, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Her debut book of fiction, How to Pronounce Knife, won the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the 2021 Trillium Book Award, and was named a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN America Open Book Award, the Danuta Gleed Award, and one of Time's Must-Read Books of 2020. Thammavongsa is also the author of four poetry books: Light, winner of the Trillium Book Award for Poetry; Found; Small Arguments, winner of the ReLit Award; and, most recently, Cluster. Born in the Lao refugee camp in Nong Khai, Thailand, she was raised and educated in Toronto, where she is at work on her first novel. View titles by Various

Table of Contents

Introduction by Barbara Solomon
Hope Deferred
Alice Dunbar-NelsonWinter Dreams
F. Scott FitzgeraldA Jazz-Age Clerk
James T. FarrellThree Sketches from The House on Mango Street
Sandra CisnerosThe Untold Lie
Sherwood AndersonWhere We Are Now
Ethan CaninThe Sorrows of Gin
John CheeverPeace of Mind
T. Coraghessan BoyleWhy I Am a Danger to the Public
Barbara KingsolverThe Free Vacation House
Anzia YezierskaJack in the Pot
Dorothy WestMiss Esther's Guest
Sarah Orne JewettThe Gift of the Magi
O. HenryElephant
Raymond CarverLife in the Iron Mills
Rebecca Harding DavisMaggie: A Girl of the Streets
Stephen CraneThe Apostate
Jack LondonUnder the Lion's Paw
Hamlin GarlandA Deal in Wheat
Frank NorrisLouisa
Mary Wilkins FreedmanThe Second Choice
THeodore DreiserEveryone Had a Lobster
Francine ProseMrs. Beazley's Deeds
Charlotte Perkins GilmanBlue Island
J. F. PowersOver the Hill
Kate BravermanA Pair of Silk Stockings
Kate ChopinHe
Katherine Anne PorterI Stand Here Ironing
Tillie OlsenEveryday Use
Alice WalkerKiswana Browne
Gloria Naylor

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