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O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 The Best Stories of the Year

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ISBN-10: 0345803256

ISBN-13: 9780345803252

Edition: 2013

Authors: Laura Furman, Lauren Groff, Edith Pearlman, Jim Shepard

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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2013 contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The winning stories take place in such far-flung locales as a sugar plantation in Cuba, a river in Alaska, a mansion in New Delhi, and the ghost-haunted rubble of a Turkish girls' school in the aftermath of an explosion. They feature a dazzling array of characters brought vividly to life: an aging actor and his anxious young wife, an anarchist's daughter finding her way in 1950s America, a French nanny isolated from her family in wartime Peru, and passengers aboard a ship torpedoed by a U-boat in 1939. The stories are accompanied by essays from…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Laura Furman's work has appeared inThe New Yorker,Vanity Fair,Ploughshares,The Yale Review, and other magazines. She is the founding editor of the highly regardedAmerican Short Fiction(three-time finalist for the American Magazine Award). A professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin, she teaches in the graduate James A. Michener Center for writers. She lives in Austin.