Title: Saint Katy the Virgin

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Title: Saint Katy the Virgin Title Record # 96722
Author: John Steinbeck
Date: 1936-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: "Saint Katy the Virgin" was originally published in a limited edition of only 199 copies by The Golden Eagle Press for Pascal Covici's Covici-Friede publishing firm in 1936 and was ironically offered as a Christmas gift for friends of the publisher; later the tale was included as one of the stories in The Long Valley in 1938. -- The Literary Encyclopedia
Synopsis: [T]ells the story of a large pig named Katy, who is said to be among the most evil of all pigs to the point that people even suspect she is possessed by the devil or a like minded demon due to the sow's cruel ways. As the story progresses, however, some local monks come by the farm where Katy had been living, and the local farmer offers Katy to them as an apparent gesture of good will. The monks quickly see, however, that Katy is evil and that the farmer did not intend for anything good to happen to them in the presence of this monstrous hog. Fortunately the clergy men are able to convert Katy to Catholicism and she resolves to abandon her wicked ways for a life of virtue. In time, despite having previously given birth and attempted murder, Katy is regarded by the monks of her monastery as a Virgin and even as a Saint, and the remainder of the story follows her adventures therein. -- from a review
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1994 German Die Geschichte der heiligen Katy

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Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1952-09-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books #A944 $0.35 306 pb anth Checkmark
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Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1962-01-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books       pb anth  
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1967-03-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books #H3358 $0.60 xiii+
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Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1968-01-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books     258 pb anth  
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1968-09-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books     258 pb anth  
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow 1968-11-00 ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Books     258 pb anth  
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McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, Winter 2013 2013-00-00 ed. Editors of McSweeney's McSweeney's Books 978-1-938073-63-2   200 tp mag  
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow date unknown ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Pathfinder #SP5372 $0.75 258 pb anth Checkmark
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow date unknown ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Pathfinder #NP8162 $0.95 258 pb anth Checkmark
Timeless Stories for Today and Tomorrow date unknown ed. Ray Bradbury Bantam Pathfinder #SP5372 $0.75 258 pb anth Checkmark
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