The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories Fun Activities

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Tobias Wolff

Research Tobias Wolff and read some of his stories. What school of writing is Wolff part of? Report to the class.

Raymond Carver

Who was Raymond Carver and why did Wolff dedicate the book to him? Write a short explanation of the dedication that could have been put in the front of the book.

Thunderbird

Find photos and information about the first Thunderbirds made in America. Then find out when "All the Way in Flagstaff, Arizona" was written and what year Thunderbird Karen owned.

Tusend Hjem and Willi Varig

Is Tusend Hjem a real organization? Who started it and when? Did Willi Varig really exist? Create a flier for the evening meeting at the Tesend Hjem Emily attends featuring Varig as presenter.

Women Serial Killers

Delores Starr murdered quite a few men. Are there other women in history who have been serial killers of men? Create...

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