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100 years of the best American short stories / edited by Lorrie Moore and Heidi Pitlor.

100 years of the best American short stories

Moore, Lorrie, editor. (Added Author).
Pitlor, Heidi, editor. (Added Author).
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968 Gay old dog. (Added Author).
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941 Brothers. (Added Author).
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 My old man. (Added Author).
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933 Haircut. (Added Author).
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 Babylon revisited. (Added Author).
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 Cracked looking-glass. (Added Author).
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 That will be fine. (Added Author).
Hale, Nancy, 1908-1988 Those are as brothers. (Added Author).
Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001 Whole world knows. (Added Author).
Cheever, John. Enormous radio. (Added Author).
Olsen, Tillie. I stand here ironing. (Added Author).
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 Sonny's blues. (Added Author).
Roth, Philip. Conversion of the Jews. (Added Author).
O'Connor, Flannery. Everything that rises must converge. (Added Author).
Updike, John. Pigeon feathers. (Added Author).
Carver, Raymond, 1938-1988 Will you please be quiet, please? (Added Author).
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- By the river. (Added Author).
Barthelme, Donald. School. (Added Author).
Elkin, Stanley, 1930-1995 Living end. Conventional wisdom. (Added Author).
Paley, Grace. Friends. (Added Author).
Baxter, Charles, 1947- Harmony of the world. (Added Author).
Simpson, Mona. Lawns. (Added Author).
Ford, Richard, 1944- Communist. (Added Author).
Stone, Robert, 1937-2015 Helping. (Added Author).
Louie, David Wong, 1954- Displacement. (Added Author).
Munro, Alice, 1931- Friend of my youth. (Added Author).
Gaitskill, Mary, 1954- Girl on the plane. (Added Author).
Kincaid, Jamaica. Xuela. (Added Author).
Sharma, Akhil, 1971- If you sing like that for me. (Added Author).
Díaz, Junot, 1968- Fiesta, 1980. (Added Author).
Lahiri, Jhumpa. Third and final continent. (Added Author).
Packer, ZZ. Brownies. (Added Author).
Alexie, Sherman, 1966- What you pawn I will redeem. (Added Author).
Jones, Edward P. Old boys, old girls. (Added Author).
Percy, Benjamin. Refresh, refresh. (Added Author).
Wolff, Tobias, 1945- Awaiting orders. (Added Author).
Englander, Nathan. What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank. (Added Author).
Otsuka, Julie, 1962- Diem perdidi. (Added Author).
Saunders, George, 1958- Semplica-girl diaries. (Added Author).
Groff, Lauren. At the round Earth's imagined corners. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780547485850
  • ISBN: 0547485859
  • Physical Description: xxi, 723 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
1915-1920. The gay old dog / Edna Ferber -- 1920-1930. Brothers / Sherwood Anderson; My old man / Ernest Hemingway; Haircut / Ring Lardner -- 1930-1940. Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald; The cracked looking-glass / Katherine Anne Porter; That will be fine / William Faulkner -- 1940-1950. Those are as brothers / Nancy Hale; The whole world knows / Eudora Welty; The enormous radio / John Cheever -- 1950-1960. I stand here ironing / Tillie Olsen; Sonny's blues / James Baldwin; The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth -- 1960-1970. Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor; Pigeon feathers / John Updike; Will you please be quiet, please? / Raymond Carver; By the river / Joyce Carol Oates -- 1970-1980. The school / Donald Barthelme; The conventional wisdom / Stanley Elkin -- 1980-1990. Friends / Grace Paley; Harmony of the world / Charles Baxter; Lawns / Mona Simpson; Communist / Richard Ford; Helping / Robert Stone; Displacement / David Wong Louie -- 1990-2000. Friend of my youth / Alice Munro; The girl on the plane / Mary Gaitskill; Xuela / Jamaica Kincaid; If you sing like that for me / Akhil Sharma; Fiesta, 1980 / Junot Díaz -- 2000-2010. The third and final continent / Jhumpa Lahiri; Brownies / ZZ Packer; What you pawn I will redeem / Sherman Alexie; Old boys, old girls / Edward P. Jones; Refresh, refresh / Benjamin Percy; Awaiting orders / Tobias Wolff -- 2010-2015. What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank / Nathan Englander; Diem perdidi / Julie Otsuka; The semplica-girl diaries / George Saunders; At the round Earth's imagined corners / Lauren Groff.
Summary, etc.:
Collects forty short stories published between 1915 and 2015, from writers that include Ernest Hemingway, John Updike, and Alice Munro that exemplify their era and stand the test of time.
Subject: American fiction > 20th century.
American fiction > 21st century.
Genre: Short stories, American.

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