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Product Description: 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...read more
By Z. Z. Packer (editor) and Kathy Pories (editor)

Paperback:

9781565126121 | Algonquin Books, August 12, 2008, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: 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.

Product Description: In her debut Packer dazzles with her command of language, surprising and delighting us with unexpected turns and indelible images as she takes us into the lives of characters on the periphery, unsure of where they belong. The title story describes a Yale freshman's alienation as a black, motherless loner trying to come to terms with her radically unfamiliar surroundings...read more

Paperback:

9781573223782 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, February 1, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of eight short stories that touch on the subject of race and race relations.

Miscellaneous:

9781598955651 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, October 30, 2006), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Audie® Award Finalist!

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781565117587 | Abridged edition (Highbridge Co, March 1, 2003), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of eight short stories that touch on the subject of race and race relations.

Prebinding:

9781435290044 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 29, 2008), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: In her debut Packer dazzles with her command of language, surprising and delighting us with unexpected turns and indelible images as she takes us into the lives of characters on the periphery, unsure of where they belong.

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Product Description: Audie® Award Finalist!A remarkable debut short-story collection by a fresh and captivating new voice in American literature.Z.Z. Packer's first collection of short stories is rich with unexpected turns, indelible images, and penetrating insight that belies someone so young...read more

Miscellaneous:

9781598955699 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, October 30, 2006), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Audie® Award Finalist!

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An unforgettable collection of stories explores what it means to be human from the perspective of black men and women who are mostly young and urban.

Paperback:

9788496454330 | Italian edition edition (Tropismos, January 30, 2006), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: An unforgettable collection of stories explores what it means to be human from the perspective of black men and women who are mostly young and urban.

The acclaimed annual short fiction series--this year featuring guest editor E. L. Doctorow--collects the work of Raymond Carver, Amy Bloom, Ha Jin, Walter Mosley, Jhumpa Lahiri, and many other notable authors. Read by the authors. Simultaneous. (view table of contents)
By E. L. Doctorow (editor), Tim Gautreaux (narrator), Allan Gurganus (narrator), Katrina Kenison and Z. Z. Packer (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780618093212 | Abridged edition (Houghton Mifflin, November 16, 2000), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Features works by Raymond Carver, Amy Bloom, Ha Jin, Walter Mosley, and Jhumpa Lahiri.

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