100 years of the best American short stories
Book
2015
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Collects forty short stories published between 1915 and 2015, from writers that include Ernest Hemingway, John Updike, and Alice Munro that exemplify their era and stand the test of time.

Item Details
Subjects:
American fiction -- 20th century.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Short stories, American.
Short stories, Canadian.
Genre:
Short stories.
Other Authors:
Anderson, Sherwood, 1876-1941. Brothers.
Ferber, Edna, 1887-1968. Gay old dog.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940. Babylon revisited.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961. My old man.
Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933. Haircut.
Moore, Lorrie, editor.
Pitlor, Heidi, editor.
ISBN:
9780547485850
0547485859
Description:
xxi, 723 pages ; 24 cm
Other Title:
One hundred years of the best American short stories
Contents:
1915-1920. The gay old dog / Edna Ferber
1920-1930. Brothers / Sherwood Anderson ; My old man / Ernest Hemingway ; Haircut / Ring Lardner
1930-1940. Babylon revisited / F. Scott Fitzgerald ; The cracked looking-glass / Katherine Anne Porter ; That will be fine / William Faulkner
1940-1950. Those are as brothers / Nancy Hale ; The whole world knows / Eudora Welty ; The enormous radio / John Cheever
1950-1960. I stand here ironing / Tillie Olsen ; Sonny's blues / James Baldwin ; The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth
1960-1970. Everything that rises must converge / Flannery O'Connor ; Pigeon feathers / John Updike ; Will you please be quiet, please? / Raymond Carver ; By the river / Joyce Carol Oates
1970-1980. The school / Donald Barthelme ; The conventional wisdom / Stanley Elkin
1980-1990. Friends / Grace Paley ; Harmony of the world / Charles Baxter ; Lawns / Mona Simpson ; Communist / Richard Ford ; Helping / Robert Stone ; Displacement / David Wong Louie
1990-2000. Friend of my youth / Alice Munro ; The girl on the plane / Mary Gaitskill ; Xuela / Jamaica Kincaid ; If you sing like that for me / Akhil Sharma ; Fiesta, 1980 / Junot Díaz
2000-2010. The third and final continent / Jhumpa Lahiri ; Brownies / ZZ Packer ; What you pawn I will redeem / Sherman Alexie ; Old boys, old girls / Edward P. Jones ; Refresh, refresh / Benjamin Percy ; Awaiting orders / Tobias Wolff
2010-2015. What we talk about when we talk about Anne Frank / Nathan Englander ; Diem perdidi / Julie Otsuka ; The semplica-girl diaries / George Saunders ; At the round Earth's imagined corners / Lauren Groff.
LCCN:
2015038113
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