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The Best American short stories, 1998 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines

Author: Garrison KeillorKatrina KenisonKathryn ChetkovichPoe BallantineDiane SchoemperlenAll authors
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology by various authors on a variety of subjects. Akhil Sharma's Cosmopolitan is a love affair between an American woman and an Indian immigrant, while Tim Gautreaux's Welding with Children is on a man caring for his grandchildren.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Best American short stories, 1998.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1998
(OCoLC)760072365
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garrison Keillor; Katrina Kenison; Kathryn Chetkovich; Poe Ballantine; Diane Schoemperlen; Edith Pearlman; Akhil Sharma; Carol Anshaw; Chris Adrian; Maxine Swann; Emily Carter; Annie Proulx; Doran Larson; Bliss Broyard; John Updike; Matthew Crain; Lorrie Moore; Meg Wolitzer; Antonya Nelson; Padgett Powell; Tim Gautreaux; Hester Kaplan
ISBN: 0395875153 9780395875155 0395875145 9780395875148
OCLC Number: 40146950
Description: xvii, 315 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction / Garrison Keillor --
Appetites / Kathryn Chetkovich --
The Blue Devils of Blue River Avenue / Poe Ballantine --
Body language / Diane Schoemperlen --
Chance / Edith Pearlman --
Cosmopolitan / Akhil Sharma --
Elvis has left the building / Carol Anshaw --
Every night for a thousand years / Chris Adrian --
Flower children / Maxine Swann --
Glory goes and gets some / Emily Carter --
The half-skinned steer / Annie Proulx --
Morphine / Doran Larson --
Mr. Sweetly Indecent / Bliss Broyard --
My father on the verge of disgrace / John Updike --
Penance / Matthew Crain --
People like that are the only people here / Lorrie Moore --
Tea at the house / Meg Wolitzer --
Unified front / Antonya Nelson --
Wayne in love / Padgett Powell --
Welding with children / Tim Gautreaux --
Would you know it wasn't love / Hester Kaplan --
Contributors' notes --
100 other distinguished stories of 1997 --
Editorial addresses of American and Canadian magazines publishing short stories.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: [edited] by Garrison Keillor with Katrina Kenison ; with an introduction by Garrison Keillor.

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