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Tables of Contents for The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Introduction
ix
4
Acknowledgments
xiii
 
ALICE ADAMS
Barcelona
1
4
JULIA ALVAREZ
The Rudy Elmenhurst Story
5
11
MARGARET ATWOOD
The Man from Mars
16
18
DONALD BARTHELME
The Indian Uprising
34
7
CHARLES BAXTER
Snow
41
10
ANN BEATTIE
The Cinderella Waltz
51
17
T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE
Descent of Man
68
10
RON CARLSON
Blazo
78
24
RAYMOND CARVER
Cathedral
102
14
SANDRA CISNEROS
One Holy Night
116
7
ROBERT COOVER
The Babysitter
123
25
MARK COSTELLO
Murphy's Xmas
148
14
ANDRE DUBUS
A Father's Story
162
19
STUART DYBEK
Pet Milk
181
5
LOUISE ERDRICH
Saint Marie
186
13
RICHARD FORD
Rock Springs
199
19
GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
218
6
GEORGE GARRETT
An Evening Performance
224
8
WILLIAM H. GASS
In the Heart of the Heart of the Country
232
23
C. S. GODSHALK
The Wizard
255
15
TOM HAWKINS
Putting a Child to Bed
270
3
AMY HEMPEL
In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried
273
8
PAM HOUSTON
Cowboys Are My Weakness
281
12
CHARLES JOHNSON
Kwoon
293
12
THOM JONES
The Black Lights
305
15
JAMAICA KINCAID
Girl
320
2
WILLIAM KOTZWINKLE
Follow the Eagle
322
4
URSULA K. LE GUIN
The New Atlantis
326
22
DAVID MADDEN
No Trace
348
19
BOBBIE ANN MASON
Love Life
367
14
SUSAN MINOT
Lust
381
9
BHARATI MUKHERJEE
The Tenant
390
13
ALICE MUNRO
Wild Swans
403
9
JOYCE CAROL OATES
Bad Girls
412
16
TIM O'BRIEN
The Things They Carried
428
16
JONATHAN PENNER
Emotion Recollected in Tranquillity
444
8
JAYNE ANNE PHILLIPS
Souvenir
452
14
MARY ROBISON
Coach
466
14
AMY TAN
Rules of the Game
480
10
HUNTER S. THOMPSON
A Death in the Family
490
3
JOHN UPDIKE
The Other
493
15
GUY VANDERHAEGHE
Going to Russia
508
9
ALICE WALKER
Everyday Use
517
8
JOY WILLIAMS
Taking Care
525
10
TOBIAS WOLFF
In the Garden of the North American Martyrs
535
12
Biographical Sketches
547
7
Permissions Acknowledgments
554