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American short story masterpieces

Author: Raymond Carver; Tom Jenks
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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36 stories are presented to represent consequential story writing from the apst 30 years. Included, among others, are stories by Malamud, Beattie, Updike, Paley, O'Connor, and Baldwin.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American short story masterpieces.
New York : Delacorte Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)568752416
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Carver; Tom Jenks
ISBN: 0385295243 9780385295246
OCLC Number: 14212660
Description: xvi, 435 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Sonny's blues / James Baldwin --
Weekend / Ann Beattie --
The bystander / Gina Berriault --
The Amish farmer / Vance Bourjaily --
1/3, 1/3, 1/3 / Richard Brautigan --
Verona : a young woman speaks / Harold Brodkey --
Talk of heroes / Carol Bly --
Fever / Raymond Carver --
The fisherman from Chihuahua / Evan S. Connell --
Midair / Frank Conroy --
Willi / E.L. Doctorow --
The fat girl / Andre Dubus --
A poetics for bullies / Stanley Elkin --
Rock Springs / Richard Ford --
The lover of horses / Tess Gallagher --
Redemption / John Gardner --
Dream children / Gail Godwin --
The ledge / Lawrence Sargent Hall --
Water liars / Barry Hannah --
Letters from the Samantha / Mark Helprin --
Ile Forest / Ursula K. Le Guin --
The magic barrel / Barnard Malamud --
Shiloh / Bobbie Ann Mason --
The story of a scar / James Alan McPherson --
Murderers / Leonard Michaels --
The misfits / Arthur Miller --
Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates --
A good man is hard to find / Flannery O'Connor --
The used-boy raisers / Grace Paley --
The heavenly animal / Jayne Anne Phillips --
Walking out / David Quammen --
The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth --
Akhnilo / James Salter --
The Christian roomates / John Updike --
The wedding / Joy Williams --
The liar / Tobias Wolff.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks.

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36 stories are presented to represent consequential story writing from the apst 30 years. Included, among others, are stories by Malamud, Beattie, Updike, Paley, O'Connor, and Baldwin.

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