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The best American short stories, 1996 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines

Author: John Edgar WidemanKatrina KenisonAlice AdamsRick BassJason BrownAll authors
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1996.
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 Mary Gordon, Robert Olen Butler, Alice Adams, and Jamaica Kincaid. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1995.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Best American short stories, 1996.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1996
(OCoLC)805932118
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Edgar Wideman; Katrina Kenison; Alice Adams; Rick Bass; Jason Brown; Robert Olen Butler; Lan Samantha Chang; Dan Chaon; Peter Ho Davies; Junot Díaz; Stephen Dixon; Stuart Dybek; Deborah Galyan; Mary Gordon; David Huddle; Anna Keesey; Jamaica Kincaid; William Henry Lewis; William Lychack; Joyce Carol Oates; Angela Patrinos; Susan Perabo; Lynne Sharon Schwartz; Akhil Sharma; Jean Thompson; Melanie Rae Thon
ISBN: 0395752906 9780395752906 0395752914 9780395752913
OCLC Number: 35854538
Description: xx, 363 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction / John Edgar Wideman --
Complicities / Alice Adams --
Fires / Rick Bass --
Driving the heart / Jason Brown --
Jealous husband returns in form of parrot / Robert Olen Butler --
The eve of the Spirit Festival / Lan Samantha Chang --
Fitting ends / Dan Chaon --
The silver screen / Peter Ho Davies --
Ysrael / Junot Díaz --
Sleep / Stephen Dixon --
Paper lantern / Stuart Dybek --
The incredible appearing man / Deborah Galyan --
Intertextuality / Mary Gordon --
Past my future / David Huddle --
Bright winter / Anna Keesey --
In Roseau / Jamaica Kincaid --
Shades / William Henry Lewis --
A stand of fables / William Lychack --
Ghost girls / Joyce Carol Oates --
Sculpture I / Angela Patrinos --
Some say the world / Susan Perabo --
The trip to Halawa Valley / Lynne Sharon Schwartz --
If you sing like that for me / Akhil Sharma --
All shall love me and despair / Jean Thompson --
Xmas, Jamaica Plain / Melanie Rae Thon --
Contributors' notes --
100 other distinguished stories of 1995 --
Editorial addresses of American and Canadian Magazines publishing short stories.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: by John Edgar Wideman with Katrina Kenison ; with an introduction by John Edgar Wideman.

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A compilation of twenty-four American short stories by authors such as Mary Gordon, Robert Olen Butler, Alice Adams, and Jamaica Kincaid. Includes a list of 100 additional notable stories from 1995.
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