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The Railway Police and The Last Trolley Ride by Hortense Calisher

The Railway Police and The Last Trolley Ride

by Hortense Calisher


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Two novellas from award-winning author Hortense Calisher offering very different journeys: the first looking hopefully forward, and the second, into a painful past. The characters in these two novellas take introspective, poignant excursions both to where they want to be (The Railway Police) and where they have been (The Last Trolley Ride).

In the first, a woman with hereditary premature baldness decides to embrace her unadorned head and hopes to start a fresh life without attachments to the trappings of days gone by.

In the second, an elderly man with a working replica of a trolley line in his basement reminisces about the fateful last ride he took on that very line many years ago. In both stories, Calisher probes the characters' senses of isolation from their respective worlds.


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  • Published: November 2013
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T094196
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