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The O. Henry prize stories 2013

Author: Laura FurmanDeborah EisenbergDerek PalacioKelly LinkAlice MunroAll authors
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2013. ©2013
Series: PEN/ O. Henry Prize Stories
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in New Delhi, a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat, and the ghost-haunted rubble of a Turkish girls' school. Also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Furman; Deborah Eisenberg; Derek Palacio; Kelly Link; Alice Munro; Polly Rosenwaike; Tash Aw; Ann Beattie; L Annette Binder; Donald Antrim; Asako Serizawa; Samar Farah Fitzgerald; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; Joan Silber; Melinda Moustakis; George McCormick; Nalini Jones; Lily Tuck; Jamie Quatro; Ayşe Papatya Bucak; Andrea Barrett; Lauren Groff; Edith Pearlman; Jim Shepard
ISBN: 9780345803252 0345803256
OCLC Number: 857109194
Awards: O. Henry Memorial Award, 2013.
Description: xxxi, 475 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Your duck is my duck / Deborah Eisenberg --
Sugarcane / Derek Palacio --
The summer people / Kelly Link --
Leaving Maverley / Alice Munro --
White carnations / Polly Rosenwaike --
Sail / Tash Aw --
Anecdotes / Ann Beattie --
Lay my head / L. Annette Binder --
He knew / Donald Antrim --
The visitor / Asako Serizawa --
Where do you go? / Samar Farah Fitzgerald --
Aphrodisiac / Ruth Prawer Jhabvala --
Two opinions / Joan Silber --
They find the drowned / Melinda Moustakis --
The Mexican / George McCormick --
Tiger / Nalini Jones --
Pérou / Lily Tuck --
Sinkhole / Jamie Quatro --
The history of girls / Ayşe Papatya Bucak --
The particles / Andrea Barrett --
Reading the O. Henry Prize stories 2013 --
Writing the O. Henry Prize stories 2013.
Series Title: PEN/ O. Henry Prize Stories
Responsibility: chosen and with an introduction by Laura Furman ; with essays by jurors Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman, Jim Shepard on the stories they admire most.

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"The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a gorgeous sailboat in Hong Kong, a Cuban sugar plantation, the Kenai River in Alaska, a mansion in New Delhi, a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat, and the ghost-haunted rubble of a Turkish girls' school. Also included are the editor's introduction, essays from the jurors (Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman, and Jim Shepard) on their favorite stories, observations from the winners on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines."--Publisher's description.

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