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The Granta book of the American short story

Author: Richard Ford
Publisher: London : Granta Books in association with Viking ; New York : Penguin Books USA, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of forty-three short stories picked from the best works of American short fiction published in the last forty-seven years.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Granta book of the American short story.
London : Granta Books in association with Viking ; New York : Penguin Books USA, 1992
(OCoLC)692563395
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ford
ISBN: 0670845272 9780670845279 0140142207 9780140142204
OCLC Number: 26542509
Description: xxii, 710 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A day in the open / Jane Bowles --
A distant episode / Paul Bowles --
Blackberry winter / Robert Penn Warren --
O City of broken dreams / John Cheever --
The lottery / Shirley Jackson --
The view from the balcony / Wallace Stegner --
No place for you, my love / Eudora Welty --
The state of grace / Harold Brodkey --
The magic barrel / Bernard Malamud --
Good country people / Flannery O'Connor --
In time which made a monkey of us all / Grace Paley --
Sonny's blues / James Baldwin --
Venus, Cupid, folly and time / Peter Taylor --
Welcome to the monkey house / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. --
In the zoo / Jean Stafford --
A poetics for bullies / Stanley Elkin --
Upon the sweeping flood / Joyce Carol Oates --
The Indian uprising / Donald Barthelme --
In the heart of the heart of the country / William Glass --
A solo song: for Doc / James Alan McPherson --
The babysitter / Robert Coover --
City boy / Leonard Michaels --
White rat / Gayl Jones --
Are these actual miles? / Raymond Carver --
Train / Joy Williams --
Fugue in A minor / William Kotzwinkle --
Here come the Maples / John Updike --
Pretty ice / Mary Robison --
Testimony of pilot / Barry Hannah --
Greenwich time / Ann Beattie --
Lechery / Jayne Anne Phillips --
Liars in love / Richard Yates --
The circling hand / Jamaica Kincaid --
Territory / David Leavitt --
Bridging Max Apple --
Greasy Lake / T. Coraghessan Boyle --
The rich brother / Tobias Wolff --
American express / James Salter --
The joy luck club / Amy Tan --
The fireman's wife / Richard Bausch --
Hot ice / Stuart Dybek --
You're ugly, too / Lorrie Moore --
The things they carried / Tim O'Brien.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Ford.

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An extraordinary anthology that represents Ford's personal vision of the best works of short fiction that have been published in the U.S. during his lifetime. These 40 modern classics include works  Read more...

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