“I Bought a Little City”

Title“I Bought a Little City”
Year for Search1974
AuthorsBarthelme, Donald [Jr.](1931-1989)
Secondary TitleThe New Yorker
Volume / Edition50.38
Pagination42-44
Date PublishedNovember 11, 1974
ISSN Number0028-792X
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The story of a man who bought Galveston, Texas and set out to change it into the city he wanted.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Amateurs (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976), 50-58; in his Sixty Stories (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1981), 295-301;  and in Collected Stories. (New York: Library of America, 2021), 474-79, with a Chronology (929-935). a Note on the Text (940), and Notes (964).

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(1931-1989)

Full Text

1974 Barthelme, Donald, [Jr.] (1931-1989). “I Bought a Little City.” The New Yorker 50.38 (November 11, 1974): 42-44. Rpt. in his Amateurs (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976), 50-58; in his Sixty Stories (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1981), 295-301;  and in Collected Stories. (New York: Library of America, 2021), 474-79, with a Chronology (929-935). a Note on the Text (940), and Notes (964). PU

The story of a man who bought Galveston, Texas and set out to change it into the city he wanted.