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The Best American short stories, 1992

selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines

by Robert Stone

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Short stories,
  • American Short stories

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Stone with Katrina Kenison
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1 .B4468 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 396 p. ;
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24751329M
    ISBN 100395593042
    ISBN 109780395593042
    OCLC/WorldCa26982011

    New York Times best-selling author of ten genre-bending novels Jonathan Lethem helms this collection of the year's best mystery short fiction. For Jonathan Lethem, "crime stories are deep species gossip." He writes in his introduction that "they're fundamentally stories of power, of its exercise, both spontaneous and conspiratorial; stories of impulse and desire, and of the turning of tables."Reviews: The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best . This celebration of America's literary legacy, a companion volume to Dover's Great Short Stories, offers students and other readers a superb selection of short fiction by master butors include Mark Twain, F. Scott Fitzgerald, O. Henry, Willa Cather, Washington Irving, Henry James, Edgar Allan Poe, Louisa May Alcott, and many others.


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