Overall Rank: 77
"The Bottoms" succeeded to "Hell Row."
Overall Rank: 90
"MASON CITY. To get there you follow Highway 58, going northeast out of the city, and it is a good highway and new. Or was new, that day we went up it."
Overall Rank: 89
"Everyone had always said that John would be a preacher when he grew up, just like his father."
Overall Rank: 75
"Where's Papa going with that ax?" said Fern to her mother as they were setting the table for breakfast."
Overall Rank: 32
"The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it..."
Overall Rank: 501
"They called him Moshe the Beadle, as though he had never had a surname in his life."
Overall Rank: 209
"Boys are playing basketball around a telephone pole with a backboard bolted to it. "
Overall Rank: 60
"On a January evening of the early seventies, Christine Nilsson was singing in Faust at the Academy of Music in New York."
Overall Rank: 299
"She was so deeply imbedded in my consciousness that for the first year of school I seemed to have believed that each of my teachers was my mother in disguise."
Overall Rank: 108
"Dusk - of a summer night."