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The pocket book of modern American short stories,

Author: Philip Van Doren Stern
Publisher: Philadelphia, Blakiston Company; New York, distributed by Pocket Books, Inc. [1943]
Series: Pocket books. 238
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Van Doren Stern
OCLC Number: 7433552
Notes: "1st printing October, 1943."
Description: 310 pages ; 16 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Johnny Pye and the fool-killer / by Stephen Vincent Benét --
The romance of Rosy Ridge / by MacKinlay Kantor --
The snows of Kilimanjaro / by Ernest Hemingway --
The leader of the people / by John Steinbeck --
Champion / by Ring Lardner --
Babylon revisited / by F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Silent snow, secret snow / by Conrad Aiken --
Country full of Swedes / by Erskine Caldwell --
You were perfectly fine / by Dorothy Parker --
The night the ghost got in / by James Thurber --
Young man Axelbrod / by Sinclair Lewis --
That evening sun go down / by William Faulkner --
The explorers / by Jerome Weidman --
The happiest man on Earth / by Albert Maltz --
That tree / by Katherine Anne Porter --
Going home / by William Saroyan --
Profession : housewife / by Sally Benson --
A visit of charity / by Eudora Welty.
Series Title: Pocket books. 238
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Philip Van Doren Stern.

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