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Pale horse, pale rider

three short novels

by Katherine Anne Porter

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKatherine Anne Porter.
SeriesAn HBJ modern classic
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3531.O752 P3 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2204934M
ISBN 100151707553
LC Control Number89026886


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Miranda returns in the title story, “Pale Horse, Pale Rider.” She is now working as a drama critic for a newspaper in Denver, where she falls in love with a soldier, Adam, during the influenza epidemic of When Miranda falls ill, Adam cares for her until she is 5/5(1).

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