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The best American short stories 2000

Author: E L Doctorow; Katrina Kenison
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compilation of twenty-one American short stories originally published in magazines and periodicals issued between January 1999 and January 2000, selected for inclusion by guest editor E.L. Doctorow, with contributors' notes, and a list of one hundred additional distinguished stories of 1999.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E L Doctorow; Katrina Kenison
ISBN: 0395926874 9780395926871 0395926866 9780395926864
OCLC Number: 45106792
Description: xvi, 381 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction / E.L. Doctorow --
Black Elvis / Geoffrey Becker --
The story / Amy Bloom --
The beautiful days / Michael Byers --
The ordinary son / Ron Carlson --
Call if you need me / Raymond Carver --
Bones of the inner ear / Kiana Davenport --
Nilda / Junot Díaz --
The gilgul of Park Avenue / Nathan Englander --
The fix / Percival Everett --
Good for the soul / Tim Gautreaux --
He's at the office / Allan Gurganus --
Blind Jozef Pronek / Aleksandar Hemon --
The anointed / Kathleen Hill --
The bridegroom / Ha Jin --
The thing around them / Marilyn Krysl --
The third and final continent / Jhumpa Lahiri --
Pet fly / Walter Mosley --
Brownies / ZZ Packer --
Allog / Edith Pearlman --
People in hell just want a drink of water / Annie Proulx --
Basil the dog / Frances Sherwood --
Contributors' notes --
100 other distinguished stories of 1999 --
Editorial addresses of American and Canadian magazines publishing short stories.
Series Title: Best American series.
Other Titles: Best American short stories (Boston, Mass. : 1978)
Responsibility: selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by E.L. Doctorow with Katrina Kenison ; with an introduction by E.L. Doctorow.

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A compilation of twenty-one American short stories originally published in magazines and periodicals issued between January 1999 and January 2000, selected for inclusion by guest editor E.L. Doctorow, with contributors' notes, and a list of one hundred additional distinguished stories of 1999.

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