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The Resource The best American short stories of the century, John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike

The best American short stories of the century, John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike

Label
The best American short stories of the century
Title
The best American short stories of the century
Statement of responsibility
John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TXP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The best American short stories of the century, John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Titles selected by John Updike from the 1915 through 1998 editions of The best American short stories series
Contents
  • The golden honeymoon
  • I want to live !
  • Thom Jones
  • In the gloaming
  • Alice Elliott Dark
  • Proper library
  • Carolyn Ferrell
  • Birthmates
  • Gish Jen
  • Soon
  • Pam Durban
  • Ring Lardner
  • The half-skinned steer
  • Annie Proulx
  • Blood-burning moon
  • Jean Toomer
  • The killers
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Double birthday
  • Willa Cather
  • Wild plums
  • Grace Stone Coates
  • Zelig
  • Theft
  • Katherine Anne Porter
  • That evening sun go down
  • William Faulkner
  • Here we are
  • Dorothy Parker
  • Crazy Sunday
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • My dead brother comes to America
  • Alexander Godin
  • Benjamin Rosenblatt
  • Resurrection of a life
  • William Saroyan
  • Christmas gift
  • Robert Penn Warren
  • Bright and morning star
  • Richard Wright
  • The hitch-hikers
  • Eudora Welty
  • The peach stone
  • Paul Horgan
  • Little selves
  • "That in Aleppo once..."
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • The interior castle
  • Jean Stafford
  • Miami-New York
  • Martha Gellhorn
  • The second tree from the corner
  • E.B. White
  • The farmer's children
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Mary Lerner
  • Death of a favorite
  • J.F. Powers
  • The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin
  • Tennessee Williams
  • The country husband
  • John Cheever
  • Greenleaf
  • Flannery O'Connor
  • The ledge
  • Lawrence Sargent Hall
  • A jury of her peers
  • Defender of the faith
  • Philip Roth
  • Criers and kibitzers, kibitzers and criers
  • Stanley Elkin
  • The German refugee
  • Bernard Malamud
  • Where are you going, where have you been?
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • The rotifer
  • Mary Ladd Gavell
  • Susan Glaspell
  • Gold Coast
  • James Alan McPherson
  • The key
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • A city of churches
  • Donald Barthelme
  • How to win
  • Rosellen Brown
  • Roses, rhododendron
  • Alice Adams
  • The other woman
  • Verona : a young woman speaks
  • Harold Brodkey
  • A silver dish
  • Saul Bellow
  • Gesturing
  • John Updike
  • The shawl
  • Cynthia Ozick
  • Where I'm calling from
  • Raymond Carver
  • Sherwood Anderson
  • Janus
  • Ann Beattie
  • The way we live now
  • Susan Sontag
  • The things they carried
  • Tim O'Brien
  • Meneseteung
  • Alice Munro
  • You're ugly, too
  • Lorrie Moore
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 775 p.
Isbn
9780395843680
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy 1-2: Part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Items are in boxes 407 (c.1) and 334 (c.2).
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy 1: Printed red dust jacket. Speckled tan paper over boards, quarter-bound in white cloth. Stamped in copper on spine; copy 2: Illustrated white dust jacket. Quarter bound in white cloth, stamped in copper. Speckled tan paper over boards; Letter from Houghton Mifflin, 1 leaf,laid in.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40964002
  • ucoclc40964002
Label
The best American short stories of the century, John Updike, editor ; Katrina Kenison, coeditor ; with an introduction by John Updike
Publication
Note
Titles selected by John Updike from the 1915 through 1998 editions of The best American short stories series
Contents
  • The golden honeymoon
  • I want to live !
  • Thom Jones
  • In the gloaming
  • Alice Elliott Dark
  • Proper library
  • Carolyn Ferrell
  • Birthmates
  • Gish Jen
  • Soon
  • Pam Durban
  • Ring Lardner
  • The half-skinned steer
  • Annie Proulx
  • Blood-burning moon
  • Jean Toomer
  • The killers
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • Double birthday
  • Willa Cather
  • Wild plums
  • Grace Stone Coates
  • Zelig
  • Theft
  • Katherine Anne Porter
  • That evening sun go down
  • William Faulkner
  • Here we are
  • Dorothy Parker
  • Crazy Sunday
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • My dead brother comes to America
  • Alexander Godin
  • Benjamin Rosenblatt
  • Resurrection of a life
  • William Saroyan
  • Christmas gift
  • Robert Penn Warren
  • Bright and morning star
  • Richard Wright
  • The hitch-hikers
  • Eudora Welty
  • The peach stone
  • Paul Horgan
  • Little selves
  • "That in Aleppo once..."
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • The interior castle
  • Jean Stafford
  • Miami-New York
  • Martha Gellhorn
  • The second tree from the corner
  • E.B. White
  • The farmer's children
  • Elizabeth Bishop
  • Mary Lerner
  • Death of a favorite
  • J.F. Powers
  • The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin
  • Tennessee Williams
  • The country husband
  • John Cheever
  • Greenleaf
  • Flannery O'Connor
  • The ledge
  • Lawrence Sargent Hall
  • A jury of her peers
  • Defender of the faith
  • Philip Roth
  • Criers and kibitzers, kibitzers and criers
  • Stanley Elkin
  • The German refugee
  • Bernard Malamud
  • Where are you going, where have you been?
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • The rotifer
  • Mary Ladd Gavell
  • Susan Glaspell
  • Gold Coast
  • James Alan McPherson
  • The key
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • A city of churches
  • Donald Barthelme
  • How to win
  • Rosellen Brown
  • Roses, rhododendron
  • Alice Adams
  • The other woman
  • Verona : a young woman speaks
  • Harold Brodkey
  • A silver dish
  • Saul Bellow
  • Gesturing
  • John Updike
  • The shawl
  • Cynthia Ozick
  • Where I'm calling from
  • Raymond Carver
  • Sherwood Anderson
  • Janus
  • Ann Beattie
  • The way we live now
  • Susan Sontag
  • The things they carried
  • Tim O'Brien
  • Meneseteung
  • Alice Munro
  • You're ugly, too
  • Lorrie Moore
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 775 p.
Isbn
9780395843680
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy 1-2: Part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Items are in boxes 407 (c.1) and 334 (c.2).
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy 1: Printed red dust jacket. Speckled tan paper over boards, quarter-bound in white cloth. Stamped in copper on spine; copy 2: Illustrated white dust jacket. Quarter bound in white cloth, stamped in copper. Speckled tan paper over boards; Letter from Houghton Mifflin, 1 leaf,laid in.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40964002
  • ucoclc40964002

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