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Performer: Katherine Anne Porter
Genre: Audio recording
Title: Pale Horse, Pale Rider
Released: 1959
Style: Audiobook
FLAC version ZIP size: 1477 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1217 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1519 mb
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Pale Horse, Pale Rider (. .has been added to your Cart. Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) was a renowned American author of short stories and essays. Best known for her short story collections and the novel Ship of Fools, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, a National Book Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal Award for Fiction.

Pale horse, pale rider. Pale Horse, Pale Rider. SHE was a spirited-looking young woman, with dark curly hair cropped and parted on the side, a short oval face with straight eyebrows, and a large curved mouth. A round white collar rose from the neck of her tightly buttoned black basque, and round white cuffs set off lazy hands with dimples in them, lying at ease in the folds of her flounced skirt which gathered around to a bustle.

Katherine Anne Porter was born in Indian Creek, Texas as Callie Russel Porter to Harrison Boone Porter and Mary Alice (Jones) Porter Porter's childhood home in Kyle was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. Noon Wine" was made into an hour drama in early 1948 and two years later "Flowering Judas" and "Pale Horse, Pale Rider" each were produced in half-hour dramas on an episode of the hour-long program.

Porters PALEHORSE, PALE RIDERKeywords: modernism, Katherine Anne Porter, Saint SebastianAdam fell straight back before her eyes, and rose again unwoundedand alive; another flight of arrows loosed from the invisible bowstruck him again and he fell, and yet he was there before heruntouched in a perpetual death and resurrection. Porter 191)In 1918, at the close of World War I in Denver, Colorado, KatherineAnne Porter, working as a newspaper reporter for the Rocky MountainNews, came very close to dying during the flu pandemic (Givner 125)

Miranda returns in the title story, Pale Horse, Pale Rider. She is now working as a drama critic for a newspaper in Denver, where she falls in love with a soldier, Adam, during the influenza epidemic of 1918. When Miranda falls ill, Adam cares for her until she is moved to a hospital. Throughout her ordeal, on everyone’s mind is the war, the war, the WAR to end WAR, war for Democracy, for humanity, a safe world forever and ever.

In her introduction to these short stories, Sarah Churchwell quotes Porter by way of explanation for the relatively tiny output over a 50-year writing career: "There is no describing what my life has been because of my one fixed desire: to be a good artist, responsible to the last comma for what I write. This collection of "the best short stories" is proof of her perfectionism. It is also a wonder to behold in the art of short storytelling. The Jilting of Granny Weatherall," is a ess of a dying woman in Texas, reflecting on the disappointing.

Then read Pale Horse, Pale Rider, a trio of short novels that draws heavily on Porter’s Texas roots. Her biographer Joan Givner says that Noon Wine is the most accurate picture of Porter's family in her work. Likewise, the character of Miranda, in the other two novellas, is said to be her most autobiographical character, though the affluent childhood depicted in Old Morality is completely invented. See a biographical sketch of Katherine Anne Porter for more on her life and her tendency to self-mythologize. After reading her work, delve into Joan Givner’s biography, Katherine Anne Porter: A Life. From a writer’s point of view, it’s useful to see how. Porter, Katherine Anne. Primary Category: Literature, Fiction. Annotated by: Willms, Janice. Harcourt Brace Jovanavich.

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Pale Horse, Pale Rider
Text By – Katherine Anne Porter
A [part 1]
B [part 2]
C [part 3]
D [part 4]


  • Read By – Katherine Anne Porter


Catalog number of cover and labels appears as TC-1007 and as TC 2007 on the spine of the box

Complete Short Novel
Recorded in NY on December 8 and 15, 1952

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A runout): E3KP-4722-1A C
  • Matrix / Runout (B runout): E3KP-4723-1A A
  • Matrix / Runout (C runout): E3KP-4724-1
  • Matrix / Runout (D runout): TC 1007 D // E3KP-4725-1B
  • Matrix / Runout (A label): E3-KP-4722
  • Matrix / Runout (B label): E3-KP-4723
  • Matrix / Runout (C label): E3-KP-4724
  • Matrix / Runout (D label): E3-KP-4725