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The Best American short stories, 1997 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines

Author: Annie ProulxKatrina KenisonHa JinRobert StoneCarolyn CookeAll authors
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1997.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compilation of twenty-four American short stories by authors such as Carolyn Cooke, Leonard Michaels, Clyde Edgerton, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1996.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Proulx; Katrina Kenison; Ha Jin; Robert Stone; Carolyn Cooke; Jonathan Franzen; Michelle Cliff; Richard Bausch; Cynthia Ozick; Karen E Bender; Leonard Michaels; Lydia Davis; Junot Díaz; Donald Hall; T Coraghessan Boyle; Clyde Edgerton; June Spence; Jeffrey Eugenides; Pam Durban; Michael Byers; Tobias Wolff; Alyson Carol Hagy; Tim Gautreaux
ISBN: 0395798663 9780395798669 0395798655 9780395798652
OCLC Number: 37850046
Description: xvii, 381 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction / E. Annie Proulx --
[pt. 1]. Manners and right behavior --
Saboteur / Ha Jin --
Under the pitons / Robert Stone --
Bob Darling / Carolyn Cooke --
Chez Lambert / Jonathan Franzen --
[pt. 2]. Identifying the stranger --
Transactions / Michelle Cliff --
Nobody in Hollywood / Richard Bausch --
Save my child! / Cynthia Ozick --
Eternal love / Karen E. Bender --
A girl with a monkey / Leonard Michaels --
St. Martin / Lydia Davis --
[pt. 3]. Perceived social values --
Fiesta, 1980 / Junot Díaz --
From Willow Temple / Donald Hall --
Killing babies / T. Coraghessan Boyle --
Send me to the electric chair / Clyde Edgerton --
Missing women / June Spence --
Air mail / Jeffrey Eugenides --
Soon / Pam Durban --
[pt. 4]. Rites of passage --
Shipmates down under / Michael Byers --
Powder / Tobias Wolff --
Search Bay / Alyson Hagy --
Little frogs in a ditch / Tim Gautreaux --
Contributors' notes --
100 other distinguished stories of 1996 --
Editorial addresses of American and Canadian magazines publishing short stories.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: [edited] by E. Annie Proulx with Katrina Kenison ; with an introduction by E. Annie Proulx.

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A compilation of twenty-four American short stories by authors such as Carolyn Cooke, Leonard Michaels, Clyde Edgerton, and Tobias Wolff. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1996.

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