The Lottery

The Lottery

Shirley Jackson
4/5 (75564 ratings)
In a small American town, the local residents are abuzz with excitement and nervousness when they wake on the morning of the twenty-seventh of June. Everything has been prepared for the town’s annual tradition—a lottery in which every family must participate, and no one wants to win.

“The Lottery” stands out as one of the most famous short stories in American literary history. Originally published in The New Yorker, the author immediately began receiving letters from readers who demanded an explanation of the story’s meaning. “The Lottery” has been adapted for stage, television, radio and film.
Language
English
Pages
30
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Perfection Learning
Release
November 26, 1990
ISBN
1563127873
ISBN 13
9781563127878

The Lottery

Shirley Jackson
4/5 (75564 ratings)
In a small American town, the local residents are abuzz with excitement and nervousness when they wake on the morning of the twenty-seventh of June. Everything has been prepared for the town’s annual tradition—a lottery in which every family must participate, and no one wants to win.

“The Lottery” stands out as one of the most famous short stories in American literary history. Originally published in The New Yorker, the author immediately began receiving letters from readers who demanded an explanation of the story’s meaning. “The Lottery” has been adapted for stage, television, radio and film.
Language
English
Pages
30
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Perfection Learning
Release
November 26, 1990
ISBN
1563127873
ISBN 13
9781563127878

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