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The best American short stories, 2006

Author: Ann Patchett; Katrina Kenison
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2006.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since 1915 the Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected, and most popular, of its kind.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Patchett; Katrina Kenison
ISBN: 0618543511 9780618543519 061854352X 9780618543526
OCLC Number: 71361562
Description: xxii, 388 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Ann Patchett --
Once the shore / Paul Yoon --
Awaiting orders / Tobias Wolff --
The ambush / Donna Tartt --
Secret / Maxine Swann --
Dominion / Mark Slouka --
So much for Artemis / Patrick Ryan --
Refresh, refresh / Benjamin Percy --
Self-reliance / Edith Pearlman --
The view from Castle Rock / Alice Munro --
Tattooizm / Kevin Moffett --
Cowboy / Thomas McGuane --
The dog / Jack Livings --
After a life / Yiyun Li --
The conductor / Aleksandar Hemon --
Today I'm yours / Mary Gaitskill --
How we avenged the Blums / Nathan Englander --
Grandmother's nose / Robert Coover --
A new gravestone for an old grave / David Bezmozgis --
The casual car pool / Katherine Bell --
Mr. Nobody at all / Anne Beattie with Harry Mathews.
Series Title: Best American series.
Other Titles: American short stories, 2006
Responsibility: selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Ann Patchett with Katrina Kenison ; with an introduction by Ann Patchett.

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Since 1915 the Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected, and most popular, of its kind.

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