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The Best American Short Stories 1983 (Best American Short Stories)

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsAnn Tyler (Editor), Shannon Ravenel (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7466144M
ISBN 10039534428X
ISBN 109780395344286
OCLC/WorldCa27042263

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This book is up to the standards I've come to expect in the Best American Short Stories series and Tom Perrotta is to be commended. Read more. 2 people found this helpful.

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Le Guin, Raymond Carver, and many others. The Best American Short Stories – The Book and the Contents The physical condition of this volume of the BASS is quite good. It does appear that there was a previous owner who read some of the stories because of the crease marks along the : Jakon.

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Elkin's introductory essay was truly obnoxious, full of self-satisfaction, pomp, and garrulity; and he had some strong male chauvinistic tendencies that came through in the very table of contents/5.

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 pieces to publish. The Best American Short Stories Pa (The Best American Series ®) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The story I liked the most in The Best American Short Stories is Ralph Lombreglia's "Men Under Water." It's about a guy who works for a slumlord who wants to be a screenwriter, and he's tried to quit this slumlord many times but his boss keeps giving him raises and he stays, even though he really wants to go and even though his wife wants to go/5.

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