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The best American short stories, 1990

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American,
  • American fiction -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Richard Ford with Shannon Ravenel ; with an introduction by Richard Ford.
    ContributionsFord, Richard., Ravenel, Shannon.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii , 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23041803M
    ISBN 100395515963, 039551617X

    " other distinguished stories of ": pages [] "Editorial addresses of American and Canadian magazines publishing short stories": pages [] A collection of the best American short stories for Pages:   The Best American Short Stories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1).

      I used to go to the library and read the old annual Best American Short Story collections. There was something almost religious about picking up a copy from and reading a story by a then unknown kid named Ernest Hemingway in that old type-face, or the Faulkner stories in just about every annual volume during the s.5/5(5). Get this from a library! The best American short stories of the eighties. [Shannon Ravenel;] -- "These 20 stories were selected by series editor Ravenel from those printed in 'The Best American Short Stories' The variety of styles and themes in .

    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, by Raymond Carver, , Houghton Mifflin edition, in English.


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The Best American Short Stories book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The number one story anthology in America cont /5. The Best American Short Stories Paperback – October 1, by Richard Ford (Author), Shannon Ravenel (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

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Shannon Ravenel, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, was series editor of The Best American Short Stories for fourteen years before she inaugurated the New Stories from the South series. She is director of Shannon Ravenel Books, an Algonquin imprint, and lives in Chapel Hill, North by: 2.

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out of 5 stars Paperback. $Reviews: 2. The Best American Short Stories of the Century This collection was put together in based on a century of the Best American Short Stories Annuals.

The editors, led by Updike, chose the fifty-five that they felt were the best of the best. Of course there is no single book that includes all the greatest American short stories but this is what they set out to do/5().

Ford also coedited The Best American Short Stories of () and edited The Granta Book of the American Short Story () and The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (). The memoir Between Them: Remembering My Parents was published in Despite increasing competition, this annual collection remains the place to find the most compelling short fiction published in the U.S.

and Canada” (PUBLISHERS WEEKLY). To usher in the new millennium, THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES brims with a rich variety of lyrical and wise stories about our country’s past, present, and future.4/5(26). Best-selling, award-winning, pop culture powerhouse Roxane Gay guest edits this year’s Best American Short Stories, the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction.

“I am looking for the artful way any given story is conveyed,” writes Roxane Gay in her introduction to The Best American Short Stories“but I also love when a story has a Reviews: The Best American Short Stories by Richard Ford,Houghton Mifflin edition, in EnglishPages:   Best American Short Stories There were some absolute gems in this collection that I'm sure I will read again.

Of course, there were others that didn't impress me, but that number was quite small. The Best American Short Stories by Richard Ford, Shannon Ravenel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The s were one of the most fertile and controversial times for the Amer ican short story.

Rich in craft and variety, this collection includes such c lassic and beloved stories as Peter Taylor's "The Old Forest," Raymond Carver's "Cathedral," and other works by Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, and a host of exciting, newer talents/5. One of her best stories is The Watkinson Evening (December,Godey’s Lady’s Book), included in the present volume; others are The Batson Cottage (November,Godey’s Lady’s Book) and Juliet Irwin; or, the Carriage People (June,Godey’s Lady’s Book).

One of her chief collections of stories is Pencil Sketches (). Richard Ford (born Febru ) is an American novelist and short story writer. His best-known works are the novel The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day, The Lay of the Land and Let Me Be Frank With You, and the short story collection Rock Springs, which contains several widely anthologized received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in for.

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