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O. Henry Prize Stories 2003

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ISBN-10: 1400031311

ISBN-13: 9781400031313

Edition: 2004

Authors: Laura Furman

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Since its establishment eighty-five years ago. the annual O.Henry Prize stories collection has offered an exciting selection of the best stories published in hundreds of North American literary magazines. Such classic works of American literature as Ernest Hemingwiiv'-, THE KILLERS (1939): Carson McCuller's A TREE. A ROCK. A CLOUD (1943); Shirley Jackson's THE LOTTERY (1949); J.D. Salinger's FOR ESME WITH LOVE AND SQUALOR (1963); John Cheever's THE COUNTRY HUSBAND (1956); and Flannery O'Conner's EVERTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE (1963) all won 0. Henry awards in the years they were first published. They are still the most prestigious award for short stories. This year an accomplished new…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/9/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
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.