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The Best American Short Stories Of The Century

Author : John Updike
ISBN : 0395843677
Genre : Fiction
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With a new 1999 story added to the paperback volume, this collection of the best stories of the century includes some of the greatest names in literature as well as a few spectacular one-hit wonders. Reprint.
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The Best American Short Stories Of The Eighties

Author : Shannon Ravenel
ISBN : UOM:49015002329283
Genre : Fiction
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An anthology of twenty of the best American short stories of the decade includes works by such stellar writers as Raymond Carver, Russell Banks and Alice Munro
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The Best American Short Stories 1994

Author : Tobias Wolff
ISBN : 0395681022
Genre : Fiction
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Presents a collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada
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The Best American Mystery Stories Of The Century

Author : Tony Hillerman
ISBN : 0618012710
Genre : Fiction
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A collection of the very best in mystery writing includes contributions by O. Henry, Dasniell Hammett, Ring Lardner, Ernest Hemingway, Ellery Queen, James Thurber, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Sara Paretsky, John Steinbeck, Mickey Spillane, and many, many others. Reprint.
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The Best Short Stories Of 1915

Author : Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien
ISBN : UVA:X000596476
Genre : Short stories, American
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The Best American Short Stories 1997

Author : Annie Proulx
ISBN : 0395798663
Genre : Fiction
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The preeminent short FIction series since 1915, The Best American Short Stories is the only volume that annually offers the finest works chosen by a distinguished best-selling guest editor. This year, E. Annie Proulx's selection includes dazzling stories by Tobias Wolff, Donald Hall, Cynthia Ozick, Robert Stone, Junot D'az, and T. Coraghessan Boyle, as well as an array of stunning new talent. In her fascinating introduction, Proulx establishes categories for the stories by subject matter, such as "Identifying the Stranger" and "Perceived Social Values." She writes that beyond their strength and vigor, these stories achieve "a certain intangible feel for the depth of human experience, not uncommonly expressed through a kind of dry humor." As ever, this year's volume surprises and rewards.
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The Best Short Stories Of O Henry

Author : O. Henry
ISBN : 9780307758651
Genre : Fiction
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The more than 600 stories written by O. Henry provided an embarrassment of riches for the compilers of this volume. The final selection of the thirty-eight stories in this collection offers for the reader's delight those tales honored almost unanimously by anthologists and those that represent, in variety and balance, the best work of America's favorite storyteller. They are tales in his most mellow, humorous, and ironic moods. They give the full range and flavor of the man born William Sydney Porter but known throughout the world as O. Henry, one of the great masters of the short story.
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The Stories Of Fannie Hurst

Author : Fannie Hurst
ISBN : 1558614834
Genre : Fiction
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A long overdue rediscovery of one of America's most prolific, important, and essential 20th century women writers.
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The Best Short Stories Of 1921 And The Yearbook Of The American Short Story Dodo Press

Author : Edward J. O'Brien
ISBN : 1406531545
Genre : Fiction
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Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1890-1941) was an American author, poet, editor and anthologist. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Boston College and Harvard University. He was noted for compiling and editing an annual collection of The Best Short Stories by American authors at the beginning of the twentieth-century, and also a series of The Best Short Stories by British authors. They proved to be highly influential and popular. He was also a noted author, his works including White Fountains (1917) and The Forgotten Threshold (1918).
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The Best American Mystery Stories Of The 19th Century

Author : Otto Penzler
ISBN : 9780544302228
Genre : Fiction
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A treasury of crime, mystery and murder tales from America's 19th century includes Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" as well as selections by such genre masters as Jack London, Washington Irving and Mark Twain. 15,000 first printing.
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