50 great short stories

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Bantam Books, Sep 30, 1983 - Fiction - 470 pages
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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

These are in no way the 50 greatest short stories. Many of them aren't even the best story by that writer. The editor does say, however, that he passed over some more frequently anthologized stories ... Read full review

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User Review  - stypulkoski - LibraryThing

This is a great collection of short stories, with a nice mix of well known tales with a few which are lesser known. Ideal to put in your pocket and take with you when you know you're going to have thirty minutes to an hour to kill. Read full review

Contents

The Garden PartyKatherine Mansfield
1
The ThreeDay BlowErnest Hemingway
14
The Standard of LivingDorothy Parker
22
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Milton Crane is Professor Emeritus of English Language and Literature at George Washington University and the University of Chicago. His is the author several books and articles on English literature, as well as the editor of the Bantam anthology, "50 Great American Short Stories,

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