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The Best American Short Stories 1982

selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by John Gardner with Shannon Ravenel ; with an introduction by John Gardner
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1982.
Language
English
ISBN
0395322073
Contents
  • Cathedral / Raymond Carver
  • Dancing ducks and talking anus / James Ferry
  • The courtship of Widow Sobcek / Joanna Higgins
  • Good rockin' tonight / William Hauptmann
  • Shelter the pilgrim / Fred Licht
  • Coach / Mary Robison
  • Exchange value / Charles Johnson
  • K. 590 / Nicholson Baker
  • The dolphin story / Joyce Renwick
  • The continental heart / Lissa McLaughlin
  • The Cafe de Paris / Roberta Gupta
  • The power of language is such that even a single word taken truly to heart can change everything / Alvin Greenberg
  • The gift horse's mouth / R. E. Smith
  • Harmony of the world / Charles Baxter
  • Coming over / Edith Milton
  • The girl who was no kin to the Marshalls / Anne Hobson Freeman
  • Prize tomatoes / Anne F. Rosner
  • Proud monster--sketches / Ian MacMillan
  • Lamb says / Rosanne Coggeshall
  • Theft / Joyce Carol Oates.
Description
xix, 374 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Gift of Nancy H. Bowers.
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