The Most Beautiful Woman in Town
The Most Beautiful Woman in Town
& Other Stories


These mad immortal stories, now surfaced from the literary underground, have addicted legions of American readers, even though the high literary establishment continues to ignore them. In Europe, however (particularly in Germany, Italy, and France where he is published by the great publishing houses), he is critically recognized as one of America's greatest realist writers.

"Collections such as The Most Beautiful Woman in Town (1983) . . . showcase Bukowski's impressive narrative and creative abilities in stories that most often take place in bars and dingy apartments but are not simply about sex and alcohol. They're about staying alive in a world where the only choice for the majority of us is to face a firing squad in an office every day—the post office, in Bukowski's case—or maintain a commitment to creativity as we struggle to pay for food and a meager place to live." —Adam Perry, Santa Fe Reporter

Title The Most Beautiful Woman in Town
Subtitle & Other Stories
Publisher City Lights Publishers
BISAC Subject Heading FIC000000 FICTION
LCO000000 LITERARY COLLECTIONS
Title First Published 01 June 1983
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 248 p.
ISBN-10 0872861562
ISBN-13 9780872861565
Publication Date 01 June 1983
Main content page count 248
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $15.95
 


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