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The Best American Short Stories 1997: Selected from U.s. and Canadian Magazines
By Katrina Kenison (editor), Annie Proulx (editor) and John Edgar Wideman (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date November 1, 1997
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780395798652
ISBN-10 0395798655
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $13.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
The best-selling story anthology includes both old and new talent, including Tobias Wolff, Donald Hall, Robert Stone, Cynthia Ozick, and Junot Diaz, and features works divided into such categories as 'Perceived Social Values.' Simultaneous. (view table of contents) description: Product Description: The preeminent short fiction series since 1915, The Best American Short Stories is the only annual that offers the finest works chosen by a distinguished best-selling guest editor. This year, E. Annie Proulx's selection includes dazzling stories by Tobias Wolff, Donald Hall, Cynthia Ozick, Robert Stone, Junot D'az, and T. C. Boyle as well as an array of stunning new talent. In her introduction, Proulx writes that beyond their strength and vigor, these stories achieve "a certain intangible feel for the depth of human experience, not uncommonly expressed through a kind of dry humor." As ever, this year's volume surprises and rewards.

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9780395798669 | details & prices | 381 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Presents a collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada
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9780395798652 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $13.00
About: Presents a collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada

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