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American short story masterpieces

Author: Raymond Carver; Tom Jenks
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dell Pub., [1989], ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of thirty-six classic short stories from the fifties to the eighties features works by authors such as James Baldwin, Barry Hannah, Bernard Halamud, Flannery O'Connor, Philip Roth, Anne Beattie, and Tobias Wolff.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Carver; Tom Jenks
ISBN: 0440204232 9780440204237
OCLC Number: 19721854
Notes: A Laurel book.
Description: xvi, 512 pages ; 18 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 / Bernard 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 roommates / John Updike --
The wedding / Joy Williams --
The liar / Tobias Wolff.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks.

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This collection of thirty-six classic short stories from the fifties to the eighties features works by authors such as James Baldwin, Barry Hannah, Bernard Halamud, Flannery O'Connor, Philip Roth, Anne Beattie, and Tobias Wolff.

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