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The watcher & other stories.
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Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt Inc., c1971., Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt Inc., [1971].
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This collection of three long stories by the author of Cosmicomics "demonstrates clearly his talent for transforming the mundane into the marvelous" (The New York Times). Italo Calvino is widely recognized as one of postwar Italy's greatest fiction writers and one of the twentieth century's greatest fabulists. This collection of three stories showcases his range and virtuosity. In the title story, an Italian Communist poll watcher is stationed at a hospital in Turin, where nuns guide the hands of invalids to their preferred candidate in a special election. In "Smog," a city's cooperative laundry facility reveals a harbinger of social purification. And in "The Argentine Ant," the citizens of a provincial seaside town struggle against a government-controlled infestation. "Like Jorge Luis Borges and Gabriel García Márquez, Italo Calvino dreams perfect dreams for us." -John Updike, New Yorker
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9780156949521 (pbk.), 0156949520 (pbk.)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Calvino, I. (1971). The watcher & other stories. Orlando, Fla., Harcourt Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Calvino, Italo. 1971. The Watcher & Other Stories. Orlando, Fla., Harcourt Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Calvino, Italo, The Watcher & Other Stories. Orlando, Fla., Harcourt Inc, 1971.

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Calvino, Italo. The Watcher & Other Stories. Orlando, Fla., Harcourt Inc, 1971.

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