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The O. Henry Prize stories : the best short stories of the year 2017 / chosen and with an introduction by Laura Furman with essays by jurors David Bradley, Elizabeth McCracken, Brad Watson on the stories they admire most.

Furman, Laura, (editor.). Dradley, David, (juror.). McCracken, Elizabeth, (juror.). Watson, Brad, (juror.). PEN America (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 808.831 O. Henry 2017 (Text) 31208912528306 non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette FIC PRI 2017 (Text) 31951004242332 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 05/09/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525432500
  • ISBN: 0525432507
  • Physical Description: xxxvi, 329 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
“Too Good To Be True,” Michelle Huneven -- “Something for a Young Woman,” Genevieve Plunkett -- “The Buddhist,” Alan Rossi -- “Garments,” Tahmima Anam -- “Protection,” Paola Peroni -- “Night Garden,” Shruti Swamy -- “A Cruelty,” Kevin Barry -- “Floating Garden,” Mary La Chapelle -- “The Trusted Traveler,” Joseph O’Neill -- “Blue Dot,” Keith Eisner -- “Lion,” Wil Weitzel -- “Paddle to Canada,” Heather Monley -- “A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness,” Jai Chakrabarti -- “The Bride and the Street Party,” Kate Cayley -- “Secret Lives of the Detainees,” Amit Majmudar -- “Glory,” Lesley Nneka Arimah -- “Mercedes Benz,” Martha Cooley -- “The Reason Is Because,” Manuel Muñoz -- “The Family Whistle,” Gerard Woodward -- “Buttony,” Fiona McFarlane.
Summary, etc.:
The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 contains twenty breathtaking stories—by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers—selected by the series editor from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The collection includes essays by the three eminent guest jurors on their favorite stories, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and a comprehensive resource list of the many magazines and journals, both large and small, that publish short fiction.
Subject: Short stories, American.
United States > Social life and customs > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories

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