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October 6, 2019 | History

My name is Saroyan 3 editions

Cover of: My name is Saroyan | Aram Saroyan
About the Book

103 piece anthology of Saroyan's writing published soon after his passing.

Table of Contents:

To the Voice of Shah-Mouradian (a poem)
To the River Euphrates (a poem)
To Lake Van (a poem)
A Fist Fight for Armenia
The Broken Wheel
The Barber's Apprentice
The Moment of Life
Summer Laughter
The Death of Children
Yea and Amen
The Barber Whose Uncle Had His Head Bitten Off by a Circus Tiger
The Insurance Salesman, the Peasant, the Rug Merchant and the Potted Plant
The Russian Writer
The Two Thieves
The Poet
The Monumental Arena
Seven Fragments
Now is the Time: A Sideshow of the World Today
The Russian Singer
The Young Husband and Father
The Hours of Day and Night
The Body
The Comic Page and Vital Statistics
What You Get for Trying Your Best, If Anything
A Nice Old-Fashioned Romance, with Love Lyrics and Everything
1924 Cadillac for Sale
The First Day of Summer
Of Love and Time
The Job
At the Chop Suey Joint on Larkin Street at Two-Thirty in the Morning
A Flash of the Flashlight and the World-Shaking Question: "Joe?"
The Ride on the Great Highway in the Sky of the Sinking Sun
Seven Easy Ways to Make a Million Dollars
Problems of Writing
The Empty House
The Mouse
A Moment of Prose in Kansas
A Holy Silence
The Europa Club
The Unpublished Writer, Rain, and His Daughter
The Word
The New Arrivals (a play)
The Song
Life, the Magazine, and Harry, the Polo Man Who Didn't Make the Team
The Fable of the War Between the Old Complex and the New Culture
The Long Way to Tipperary
The Life
Cuba Libre
The Last Supper
The Three Instructions; and the Evil Step-Mother and the Beautiful Step-Daughter
The Theater of War
Old Country Stories, Part I
Two Old Armenian Stories, and One New One
Four Little Armenian Stories
The Great Day Coming (a play)
Two Long Novels, Condensed
The Boy from Kingsburg
Old Country Stories, Part II
My Witness Witnesseth
Old Country Stories, Part III
A Word to Scoffers
The Small Trouble That Starts at Home
The Man Who Was Born Under the Sign of Scorpio
Old Country Stories, Part IV
How It Is To Be
A Couple of Miscellaneous Prophecies, More or Less Guaranteed to Come True
Another Day, Another Dream
Liberty, 5cents
I'm Right. The World's Wrong
My Financial Embarrassment
The Wonderful World of Geniuses
How They Got Rid of the Unwelcome and Greedy Visitor
The Parachute Jump
A Survivor of the Influenza Epidemic of 1918
The Friends of the Monkeys
Notes of Days Gone By
My Grandmother Lucy Tells a Story Without a Beginning, a Middle or an End
The Man Who Knew My Father as a Boy in Bitlis
One Hello and One Goodbye
A Moment of Freedom and Fun
Hayastan and Charentz
The Gambled Coat
A Note on Contemporary Poetry (a poem)
The Theological Student
The Foreigner
The Plot
A Saroyan Trilogy: Saroyan's Note
-My Shoes
-The Fire-Prevention Man and His Sister
-The Stolen Secret
The Rearward Dog


Dewey 818/.5209

3 editions First published in 1983

Edition Read Locate Buy
Cover of: Im anunn ē Saroyan
Im anunn ē Saroyan
1994, "Nairi"
in Armenian
Cover of: My name is Saroyan
My name is Saroyan
1984, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
in English - 1st Harvest/HBJ ed.
Cover of: My name is Saroyan
My name is Saroyan
1983, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan
in English - 1st ed.


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October 6, 2019 Edited by Lisa corrected author
October 6, 2019 Edited by Tom Morris merge authors
March 9, 2019 Edited by Raffi Edited without comment.
March 9, 2019 Edited by Raffi Edited without comment.
April 28, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Linked existing covers to the work.