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8 edition of I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down found in the catalog.

I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down

Collected Stories

by William Gay

  • 143 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928104M
    ISBN 100743242920
    ISBN 109780743242929
    OCLC/WorldCa50198853

    Time for some blues: the title "That Evening Sun" comes from the words to "St. Louis Blues." This blues song opens with the line "I hate to see that evening sun go down" and tells the story of a woman who wants her man to return. This is of course ironic, because Nancy doesn't want her man to return. Title: I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down: Collected Stories Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: October 1, Publisher: Free Press Language: English.

      I HATE TO SEE THAT. Evening Sun Go Down. Collected Stories. By William Gay. pp. New York: The Free Press. $ A while back, I spent an evening . Or it could be a reference the William Faulkner’s short story “That Evening Sun” (), in which the black protagonist fears that her husband is going to kill her in her sleep once the sun goes down because she is pregnant with a white man’s baby.

      From there, he wrote “I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down,” which was published in the Georgia Review literary journal in It was turned into a movie in , “That Evening Sun.   G C7 G G7 I hate to see that evening sun go down, C7 G G I hate to see that evening sun go down, D7 C7 G D7 'Cause my lovin' baby done left this town. G C7 G G7 If I feel tomorrow, like I feel today, C7 G G If I feel tomorrow, like I feel today, D7 .


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I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down by William Gay Download PDF EPUB FB2

His debut collection, I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down, brings together what Gay's dedicated readers are eager for and what new readers will find the perfect introduction to his world: thirteen stories that are mined from this same fertile soil teeming with the grizzled, everyday folk that Gay is famous for bringing to life.

In these pages readers meet old man Meecham, who escapes /5(49). I hate to see that evenin sun go down, cause it makes me think I'm on my last go-around. * Gay uses lovely prose to lay down stories of some unhappy people involved in nasty affairs and even nastier murders.

Sometime that night, or another night, he went out the screen door onto the back porch, dressed only in his pajama bottoms, the night air cool on his skin/5. His debut collection, I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down, brings together what Gay's dedicated readers are eager for and what new readers will find the perfect introduction to his world: thirteen stories that are mined from this same fertile soil teeming with the grizzled, everyday folk that Gay is famous for bringing to life.

In these pages readers meet old man Meecham, who escapes from his new nursing Released on: Septem   Like Faulkner's Mississippi and Cormac McCarthy's American West, Gay's Tennessee is redolent of broken souls.

Mining that same fertile soil, his debut collection, I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down, brings together thirteen stories charting the pathos of interior lives. Among the colorful people readers meet are: old man Meecham, who escapes from his nursing home only to find his /5(41).

Fiction Book Review: I HATE TO SEE THAT EVENING SUN GO DOWN by William Gay, Author. Free Press $24 (p) ISBN I HATE TO SEE THAT EVENING SUN GO DOWN.

New York, NY: Free Press () Near fine in dust jacket. A collection of stories by the author of Provinces of Night features such characters as a paperhanger who may have killed a foreign customer's child, a man who witnesses a manhunt behind his home, and a.

The old man was lost in the song and didn't hear the girl until she was in the room. He turned and she was crossing the threshold. She had a plate in one hand and a tumbler of iced tea in the other.

Jimmie Rodgers was singing: I hate to see that evenin sun go down, cause it makes me think I'm on my last go.

The St. Louis Blues Lyrics: I hate to see the evening' sun go down / I hate to see the evening' sun go down / It makes me think I'm on my last go 'round / Feeling' tomorrow like I feel today / Feeling.

Like Faulkner's Mississippi and Cormac McCarthy's American West, Gay's Tennessee is redolent of broken, colorful souls hard at work charting the pathos of their interior debut collection, /5(6). "I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down", is a collection of 13 short stories that once again bring readers to the places made familiar in Gay's Tennessee.

The "expert" review that is offered above for this book is accurate only in as far as it lists some of the titles of the work.5/5(5). Although William Gay ’s story collection I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down does not purport to be a thematically unified collection, there are nevertheless a number of reoccurring motifs.

Like Faulkner's Mississippi and Cormac McCarthy's American West, Gay's Tennessee is redolent of broken souls. Mining that same fertile soil, his debut collection, I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down, brings together thirteen stories charting the pathos of interior lives.

"I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down", is a collection of 13 short stories that once again bring readers to the places made familiar in Gay's Tennessee. The "expert" review that is offered above for this book is accurate only in as far as it lists some of the titles of the work/5(35).

“They trickled down sunless corridors and burst capillaries until they were in the city's dark heart. A city within a city where the blood slowed and thickened and clotted in viscous smears of alizarin crimson dried to burnt sienna around the edges.” ― William Gay, I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down: Collected Stories.

I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down When the taxicab let old man Meecham out in the dusty roadbed by his mailbox the first thing he noticed was that someone was living in his house. There was a woman hanging out wash on the clothesline and a young girl sunning herself in a rickety lawn chair and an old dust-colored Plymouth with a flat tire 5/5(2).

I Hate To See That Evening Sun Go Down: Collected Stories by William Gay William Gay established himself as "the big new name to include in the storied annals of Southern Lit" (Esquire) with his debut novel, The Long Home, and his highly acclaimed follow-up, Provinces of Night.

His debut collection, I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down, brings together what Gay's dedicated readers are eager for and what new readers will find the perfect introduction to his world: thirteen stories that are mined from this same fertile soil teeming with the grizzled, everyday folk that Gay is famous for bringing to life.

In these Brand: Free Press. I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down audiobook, by William Gay Author William Gay is the winner of the William Peden Award and the James A.

Michener Memorial Prize. In his debut collection, Gay brings to life thirteen stories about a diverse group of colorful characters living in the fertile Tennessee country land.4/5. I Hate to See, the evenin' sun go down.

This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. I hate to see that evening sun go down --A death in the woods --Bonedaddy, Quincy Nell, and the fifteen thousand BTU electric chair --The paperhanger --The man who knew Dylan --Those deep Elm Brown's Ferry blues --Crossroads blues --Closure and roadkill on the life's highway --Sugarbaby --Standing by peaceful waters --Good 'til now --The.

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