The Best American Short Stories Of The Century

Author: John Updike
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395843673
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With a new 1999 story added to the paperback volume, this collection of the best stories of the century includes some of the greatest names in literature as well as a few spectacular one-hit wonders. Reprint.

100 Years Of The Best American Short Stories

Author: Lorrie Moore
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054405606X
Size: 27.87 MB
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HEIDI PITLOR is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and has been the series editor of The Best American Short Stories since 2007. She is the author of the novels The Birthdays and The Daylight Marriage.

The Best American Humorous Short Stories

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Xist Publishing
ISBN: 168195625X
Size: 72.49 MB
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This Collection Includes: INTRODUCTION Alexander Jessup THE LITTLE FRENCHMAN AND HIS WATER LOTS (1839) George Pope Morris THE ANGEL OF THE ODD (1844) Edgar Allan Poe THE SCHOOLMASTER'S PROGRESS (1844) Caroline M.S. Kirkland THE WATKINSON ...

The Best American Mystery Stories Of The Century

Author: Tony Hillerman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618012718
Size: 23.27 MB
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If I, alone, were stuck with the Herculean task of selecting the best mystery stories
of the twentieth century, I'm afraid they would be clustered in periods. I'd give you
a lot of tales from the years between the wars when thousands of good writers
were supporting their families with yarns spun for the pulps. I'd pick out a dozen
or so from those slick magazines that paid living- wage prices for short stories
until television destroyed both them and national literacy. Finally, I'd give you
another ...