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The moment of tenderness / Madeleine L'Engle ; with an introduction by Charlotte Jones Voiklis.

L'Engle, Madeleine, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Degenstein.
  • 9 of 20 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

Current holds

3 current holds with 20 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Degenstein Community Library FIC L'ENGLE (Text) 35031301162380 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538717820
  • ISBN: 1538717824
  • Physical Description: xii, 285 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The birthday -- Gilberte must play Bach -- The mountains shall stand forever -- Summer camp -- White in the moon the long road lies -- Madame, or ... -- One day in spring -- Prelude to the first night alone -- Please wear your rubbers -- A room in Baltimore -- Julio at the party -- The foreign agent -- The moment of tenderness -- The foreigners -- The fact of the matter -- Poor little Saturday -- That which is left -- A sign for a sparrow.
Summary, etc.:
"This powerful collection of short stories traces an emotional arc inspired by Madeleine L'Engle's early life and career, from her lonely childhood in New York to her life as a mother in small-town Connecticut. In a selection of eighteen stories discovered by one of L'Engle's granddaughters, we see how L'Engle's personal experiences and abiding faith informed the creation of her many cherished works. Some of these stories have never been published; others were refashioned into scenes for her novels and memoirs. Almost all were written in the 1940s and '50s, from Madeleine's college years until just before the publication of A Wrinkle in Time. From realism to science-fiction to fantasy, there is something for everyone in this timeless, magical collection"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Short stories, American.
Genre: Short stories.

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