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The Practical Heart

by Allan Gurganus

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7427058M
ISBN 100375727639
ISBN 109780375727634

THE PRACTICAL HEART. North Carolina: Wesleyan College Press, First edition. Number of 1, SIGNED numbered copies. INSCRIBED BY GURGANUS to author/critic Doris Grumbach and her partner, "To Doris & Sybil --/ beloved sisters of mine --' and the most practical . Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find Practical Heart () by Gurganus, Allan/5().

the portion of the heart opposite the apex. It is superior and medially located. It forms the upper border of the heart, lies just below the second rib, and primarily involves the left atrium, part of the right atrium, and the proximal portions of the great vessels. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

(n.p.), Knopf, A limited advance excerpt from a collection of four novellas to be published by Knopf. One of copies signed by the author. Fine in wrappers. This novella was first published separately by North Carolina Wesleyan College Press, in after appearing in Harper's magazine. Get this from a library! The practical heart: four novellas. [Allan Gurganus] -- The title novella, an ode to a great aunt who takes an artistically inclined young boy under her wing and shows him through kindness the meaning of love, won the National Magazine Prize. Each of the.


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The Practical Heart: Four Novellas: Gurganus, Allan: : Books. Buy New. $ Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: /5(4). "The Practical Heart" is the best of the bunch, with its "did-she-or-didn't-she-get-painted-by-Sargent" story (and Gurganus's prose here is damned good, or at least gives that impression before it goes downhill in the later yarns).

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Get this audiobook free/5(4). The Practical Heart Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Fiona Hill (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings/5(8). A practical young gentlewoman, down on her luck, takes a position in the house of an extravagant, impoverished Viscount and his two marriageable daughters.

The daughters are to marry for money and raise the fortunes of their father/5. In the title novella of his extraordinary new collection, The Practical Heart, the narrator tells how his Aunt Muriel, a dour, genteel-poor Scottish immigrant, came to be painted by John Singer Sargent/5(4).

Download PDF The Practical Heart book full free. The Practical Heart available for download and read online in other formats. “The Practical Heart” (winner of a National Magazine Award) recounts both the early years of its narrator’s Scottish great-aunt, a resourceful spinster whose reduced fortunes stimulated her fascination with portrait painter John Singer Sargent, and his own relationship with her in her old age, which he has lovingly captured and mythologized.

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About The Practical Heart A luminous quartet, five years in the writing, reveals even more fully the breathtaking range of "a storyteller in the grand tradition" (New York Times).

Allan Gurganus’s voice–by turn bawdy and serene, folkloric and profane–deepens as it soars into this quiet masterwork. The list of contributors to this patient guide on heart disease and surgery is a veritable who's-who in the fields of cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery.

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What a wonderful book. My brother died on March 27 of this year and it was a shock. Though he had had a massive heart attack with the left side of his heart dying, he was given an LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device). Everything that I read said he would/could live for a year to fifteen years.

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Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gurganus, Allan, Practical heart. Rocky Mount, NC: North Carolina Wesleyan College Press. "The Practical Heart," which tells how the narrator's great-aunt Muriel Fraser came to be painted by John Singer Sargent, first builds a story, then deconstructs it.The Practical Heart His other honors include the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Southern Book Prize, and the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American More about Allan Gurganus.

The Practical Heart. Embed Copy and paste the code into your website."The Practical Heart" has some fine writing, but also some awkward constructions and digressions that repeatedly chop up the flow of the stories. The title story has a postmodern shift that distracted me and broke my emotional involvement with the main character.