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  • Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c1999.
  • Year Published: 1999
  • Description: xxiv, 775 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0395843677
  • 0395843685

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The Best American short stories of the century

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Call number: 808.83 Be

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Titles selected by John Updike from the 1915 through 1998 editions of The best American short stories series.

Zelig / -- Little selves / -- A jury of her peers / -- The other woman / -- The golden honeymoon / -- Blood-burning moon / -- The killers / -- Double birthday / -- Wild plums / -- Theft / -- That evening sun go down / -- Here we are / -- Crazy Sunday / -- My dead brother comes to America / -- Resurrection of a life / -- Christmas gift / -- Bright and morning star / -- The hitch-hikers / -- The peach stone / -- "That in Aleppo once..." / -- The interior castle / -- Miami-New York / -- The second tree from the corner / -- The farmer's children / -- Death of a favorite / -- The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin / -- The country husband / -- Greenleaf / -- The ledge / -- Defender of the faith / -- Criers and kibbitzers, kibbitzers and criers / -- The German refugee / -- Where are you going, where have you been? / -- The rotifer / -- Gold Coast / -- The key / -- A city of churches / -- How to win / -- Roses, rhododendron / -- Verona: a young woman speaks / -- A silver dish / -- Gesturing / -- The Shawl / -- Where I'm calling from / -- Janus / -- The way we live now / -- The things they carried / -- Meneseteung / -- You're ugly, too / -- I want to live! / -- Thom Jones -- In the gloaming / -- Proper library / -- Birthmates / -- Soon / -- The half-skinned steer /

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