The William Saroyan Reader


by William Saroyan and Aram Saroyan

December 1994 | $15.95 | Paperback | ISBN: 978-1-56980-019-5

This is the most complete and generous sampling of the first half of an indispensable American writer's career. Here is the vintage Saroyan of the 1930s and early 1940s, the period during which the short-story writer, playwright, and novelist achieved a critical and popular success comparable to F. Scott Fitzgerald's during the 1920s. The selection has the added distinction of having been edited, introduced, and annotated by Saroyan's son, Aram. It contains five novels, thirty stories, two complete plays, a memoir, essays, and a long poem.