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The Best American short stories, 1980

Author: Stanley Elkin; Shannon Ravenel
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1980.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Best American short stories, 1980.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1980
(OCoLC)755287735
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Elkin; Shannon Ravenel
ISBN: 0395294460 9780395294468
OCLC Number: 6873052
Notes: Includes the Yearbook of the American short story.
Description: xx, 474 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The emerald / Donald Barthelme --
Long calls / Frederick Busch --
The one-star Jew / David Evanier --
The remission / Mavis Gallant --
Speck's idea / Mavis Gallant --
The old folks / William H. Gass --
In case of survival / T. Gertler --
The faithful / Elizabeth Hardwick --
The first clean fact / Larry Heinemann --
Into the wind / Robert Henderson --
Lemon tree / Curt Johnson --
Friends / Grace Paley --
Home / James Robison --
Mama Tuddi done over / Leon Rooke --
At the Anarchist's Convention / John Sayles --
The safe deposit / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
Dr. Cahn's visit / Richard Stern --
The rags of time / Barry Targan --
The old forest / Peter Taylor --
Gesturing / John Updike --
Markowitz and the gypsies / Norman Waksler --
Hog's heart / Gordon Weaver.
Responsibility: selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Stanley Elkin, with Shannon Ravenel ; with an introduction by Stanley Elkin.

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