The Haves and Have Nots

The Haves and Have Nots

Editor: Barbara H. Solomon

Mass Market Paperback
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451527448
  • 528 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult


Collected for the first time in one volume.How does money–or the lack of it–affect our lives? What happens when the rich meet the poor, when status comes with a price tag, when personal desires do battle with financial concerns? This unique anthology offers a mosaic of answers, with stories by: * Francine Prose * F. Scott Fitzgerald * Jack London * Kate Chopin * Ethan Canin * Gloria Naylor * Sandra Cisneros * O. Henry * Theodore Dreiser * Stephen Crane * Kate Braverman * James T. Farrell * Charlotte Perkins Gilman * and many others.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Barbara Solomon
Hope Deferred
Alice Dunbar-Nelson

Winter Dreams
F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Jazz-Age Clerk
James T. Farrell

Three Sketches from The House on Mango Street
Sandra Cisneros

The Untold Lie
Sherwood Anderson

Where We Are Now
Ethan Canin

The Sorrows of Gin
John Cheever

Peace of Mind
T. Coraghessan Boyle

Why I Am a Danger to the Public
Barbara Kingsolver

The Free Vacation House
Anzia Yezierska

Jack in the Pot
Dorothy West

Miss Esther’s Guest
Sarah Orne Jewett

The Gift of the Magi
O. Henry

Raymond Carver

Life in the Iron Mills
Rebecca Harding Davis

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
Stephen Crane

The Apostate
Jack London

Under the Lion’s Paw
Hamlin Garland

A Deal in Wheat
Frank Norris

Mary Wilkins Freedman

The Second Choice
THeodore Dreiser

Everyone Had a Lobster
Francine Prose

Mrs. Beazley’s Deeds
Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Blue Island
J. F. Powers

Over the Hill
Kate Braverman

A Pair of Silk Stockings
Kate Chopin

Katherine Anne Porter

I Stand Here Ironing
Tillie Olsen

Everyday Use
Alice Walker

Kiswana Browne
Gloria Naylor

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