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The best American short stories of the century / John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike.

The best American short stories of the century

Updike, John. (Added Author).
Kenison, Katrina. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0395843685 :
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 775 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1999.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Titles selected by John Updike from the 1915 through 1998 editions of The best American short stories series.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 769-775).
Formatted Contents Note:
Zelig / Benjamin Rosenblatt -- Little selves / Mary Lerner -- A jury of her peers / Susan Glaspell -- The other woman / Sherwood Anderson -- The golden honeymoon / Ring Lardner -- Blood-burning moon / Jean Toomer -- The killers / Ernest Hemingway -- Double birthday / Willa Cather -- Wild plums / Grace Stone Coates -- Theft / Katherine Anne Porter -- That evening sun go down / William Faulkner -- Here we are / Dorothy Parker -- Crazy Sunday / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- My dead brother comes to America / Alexander Godin -- Resurrection of a life / William Saroyan -- Christmas gift / Robert Penn Warren -- Bright and morning star / Richard Wright -- The hitch-hikers / Eudora Welty -- The peach stone / Paul Horgan -- "That in Aleppo once..." / Vladimir Nabokov -- The interior castle / Jean Stafford -- Miami-New York / Martha Gellhorn -- The second tree from the corner / E.B. White -- The farmer's children / Elizabeth Bishop -- Death of a favorite / J.F. Powers -- The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin / Tennessee Williams -- The country husband / John Cheever -- Greenleaf / Flannery O'Connor -- The ledge / Lawrence Sargent Hall -- Defender of the faith / Philip Roth -- Criers and kibitzers, kibitzers and criers / Stanley Elkin -- The German refugee / Bernard Malamud -- Where are you going, where have you been? / Joyce Carol Oates -- The rotifer / Mary Ladd Gavell -- Gold Coast / James Alan McPherson -- The key / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- A city of churches / Donald Barthelme -- How to win / Rosellen Brown -- Roses, rhododendron / Alice Adams -- Verona : a young woman speaks / Harold Brodkey -- A silver dish / Saul Bellow -- Gesturing / John Updike -- The shawl / Cynthia Ozick -- Where I'm calling from / Raymond Carver -- Janus / Ann Beattie -- The way we live now / Susan Sontag -- The things they carried / Tim O'Brien -- Meneseteung / Alice Munro -- You're ugly, too / Lorrie Moore -- I want to live ! / Thom Jones -- In the gloaming / Alice Elliott Dark -- Proper library / Carolyn Ferrell -- Birthmates / Gish Jen -- Soon / Pam Durban -- The half-skinned steer / Annie Proulx.
Subject: Short stories, American.
American fiction > 20th century.
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