Triumph of the Egg and Other Stories

A Book of Impressions from American Life in Tales and Poems

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Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,961 / 174 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,292
mnybks.net#: 582
Origin: gutenberg.org

Fifteen of Sherwood Anderson's best work: The Dumb Man.--I Want to Know Why.--Seeds.--The Other Woman.--The Egg.--Unlighted Lamps.--Senility.--The Man in the Brown Coat.--Brothers.--The Door of the Trap.--The New Englander.--War.--Motherhood.--Out of Nowhere Into Nothing.--The Man With the Trumpet.

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arter he'll just eat up everything and get there.

Sunstreak is different. He is a stallion and nervous and belongs on the biggest farm we've got in our country, the Van Riddle place that belongs to Mr. Van Riddle of New York. Sunstreak is like a girl you think about sometimes but never see. He is hard all over and lovely too. When you look at his head you want to kiss him. He is trained by Jerry Tillford who knows me and has been good to me lots of times, lets me walk into a horse's stall to look at him close and other things. There isn't anything as sweet as that horse. He stands at the post quiet and not letting on, but he is just burning up inside. Then when the barrier goes up he is off like his name, Sunstreak. It makes you ache to see him. It hurts you. He just lays down and runs like a bird dog. There can't anything I ever see run like him except Middlestride when he gets untracked and stretches himself.

Gee! I ached to see that race and those two horses run, ached and dreaded it too. I d

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2007.02.26
Ashleigh
***..

This story was very wierd but intreging. His love for the horses was amazing and envied. But at the end when he started talking about his love for the trainer and his jealousy towards the woman the trainer kissed could really turn someone off from this story!!


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