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The best American short stories 2014

Jennifer Egan

The best American short stories 2014

by Jennifer Egan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Short stories,
  • American fiction

  • About the Edition

    Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

    Edition Notes

    Statementselected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Jennifer Egan with Heidi Pitlor ; with an introduction by Jennifer Egan
    SeriesThe best American series, Best American series
    ContributionsBaxter, Charles, 1947-, Beattie, Ann, Boyle, T. Coraghessan, Cameron, Peter, 1959-, Cullen, Nicole, Davidson, Craig, 1976-, Ferris, Joshua, Freudenberger, Nell, Gates, David, 1947-, Groff, Lauren, Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer, 1927-2013, Lindsey, O. A., Mackin, Will, Mathews, Brendan, McNett, Molly, 1966-, Nugent, Benjamin, Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-, O"Connor, Stephen, Russell, Karen, 1981-, Van den Berg, Laura
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS659.2 .B475 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 360 pages
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26883051M
    ISBN 100547819226, 0547868863
    ISBN 109780547819228, 9780547868868
    OCLC/WorldCa867078396

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