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New Stories from the South 2008: The Year's Best
By Kathy Pories (editor) and Z. Z. Packer (editor)
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Publisher Algonquin Books
Publication date August 12, 2008
Pages 428
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781565126121
ISBN-10 1565126122
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
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This year, acclaimed short-story writer ZZ Packer chooses twenty distinctive stories representing the great number of voices and narratives coming out of the South. Some of the youngest and freshest talents on the literary horizon—Bret Anthony Johnston, Kevin Brockmeier, Holly Goddard Jones—accompany well-known Southern stalwarts, including Pinckney Benedict, Clyde Edgerton, and Ron Rash. Their stories tell of life as it is now, a life not seen in romanticized Southern fiction, one where existence—both urban and rural—is as raw and risky as it is alluring. The energy of this collection courses through every one of Packer's edgy, funny, and gritty selections.


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9781565126121 | details & prices | 428 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $14.95
About: This year, acclaimed short-story writer ZZ Packer chooses twenty distinctive stories representing the great number of voices and narratives coming out of the South.

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