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ID
b28
Title
Gone Away
Genre
Story
Page Count
9
Word Count
1830
Publication Year
1928
Topics
Death, Childhood

Bates portrays a young boy who has been shielded from knowledge of his grandfather's death. When no one will tell him where his grandfather is, "catching sight of his mother's white, plaintive face against the breaking sky, he burst into weeping."

In Day's End and Other Stories (1928).