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100 Years of the Best American Short Stories

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ISBN-10: 0547485859

ISBN-13: 9780547485850

Edition: 2015

Authors: Heidi Pitlor, Lorrie Moore

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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/6/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 752
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

HEIDI PITLOR is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and has been the series editor for  The Best American Short Stories  since 2007. She is the author of  The Birthdays  and a forthcoming novel titled  The Daylight Marriage.

Lorrie Moore was born Marie Lorena Moore on January 13, 1957 in Glen Falls, New York. She was nicknamed Lorrie by her parents. She attended St. Lawrence University and won Seventeen magazine's fiction contest. After graduation, she moved to Manhattan and worked as a paralegal for two years. In 1980 she enrolled in Cornell University's M.F.A. program. After graduation from Cornell she was encouraged by a teacher to contact an agent who sold her collection, Self-Help, which was composed of stories from her master's thesis. Lorrie Moore writes about failing relationships and terminal illness. She is the Delmore Schwartz Professor in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where…