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Results for American fiction 21st century.
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Descript.
[320] pages ; 22 cm.
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Summary
Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.
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Includes bibliographical references
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Sittenfeld, Curtis.
Pitlor, Heidi.
ISBN/ISSN
9781328485366 (hardcover)
1328485366 (hardcover)
9781328485373 (pbk.)
1328485374 (pbk.)
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FIC BES
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xxi, 372 pages ; 22 cm.
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Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-369).
Contents
ǂt The era / ǂr Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah -- ǂt Natural light / ǂr Kathleen Alcott -- ǂt The great interruption : the story of a famous story off Old Port William and how it ceased to be told (1935-1978) / ǂr Wendell Berry -- ǂt No more than a bubble / ǂr Jamel Brinkley -- ǂt The third tower / ǂr Deborah Eisenberg -- ǂt Hellion / ǂr Julia Elliott -- ǂt Bronze / ǂr Jeffrey Eugenides -- ǂt Protozoa / ǂr Ella Martinsen Gorham -- ǂt Seeing Ershadi / ǂr Nicole Krauss -- ǂt Pity and shame / ǂr Ursula K. Le Guin -- ǂt Anyone can do it / ǂr Manuel Muñoz -- ǂt The plan / ǂr Sigrid Nunez -- ǂt Letter of apology / ǂr Maria Reva -- ǂt Black Corfu / ǂr Karen Russell -- ǂt Audition / ǂr Saïd Sayrafiezadeh -- ǂt Natural disasters / ǂr Alexis Schaitkin -- ǂt Our day of grace / ǂr Jim Shepard -- ǂt Wrong object / ǂr Mona Simpson -- ǂt They told us not to say this / ǂr Jenn Alandy Trahan -- ǂt Omakase / ǂr Weike Wang.
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Doerr, Anthony, 1973- editor.
Pitlor, Heidi, editor.
ISBN/ISSN
9781328465825
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Edition
100th anniversary edition.
Descript.
xxxviii, 457 pages ; 21 cm
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"An Anchor Books original, September 2019"--Title page verso.
Summary
The O. Henry Prize stories 2019 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year.
Contents
Introduction -- Funny little snake / Tessa Hadley -- Synchronicity / John Keeble -- No Spanish / Moira McCavana -- Girl of few seasons / Rachel Kondo -- Julia and Sunny / Sarah Shun-lien Bynum -- Unstuck / Stephanie Reents -- Mermaid river / Alexia Arthurs -- Bad girl / Valerie O'Riordan -- Aguacero / Patricia Engel -- Soma / Kenan Orhan -- Goodnight nobody / Sarah Hall / 610 North, 610 West / Bryan Washington -- Mr. Can'aan / Isabella Hammad -- Omakase / Weike Wang -- Prime / Caoilinn Hughes -- Slingshot / Souvankham Thammavongsa -- The shrew tree / Liza Ward -- Flowers for America / Doua Thao -- Lagomorph / Alexander MacLeod -- Maps and ledgers / John Edgar Wideman -- Reading the O. Henry Prize Stories -- Writing the O. Henry Prize stories -- Publications submitted -- Permissions.
Summary
The collection includes essays by the three guest jurors on their favorite stories, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and a comprehensive resource list of the many magazines and journals, both large and small, that publish short fiction.
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Furman, Laura,.
Freed, Lynn.
Strout, Elizabeth.
Vapnyar, Lara, 1971-
ISBN/ISSN
9780525565536 (pbk.)
0525565531 (pbk.)
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