O. Henry Prize Stories 2005

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Laura Furman
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 10, 2010 - Fiction - 416 pages
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Mudlavia
Elizabeth Stuckey-French

The Brief History of the Dead
Kevin Brockmeier

The Golden Era of Heartbreak
Michael Parker

The Hurt Man
Wendell Berry

The Tutor
Nell Freudenberger

Fantasy for Eleven Fingers
Ben Fountain

The High Divide
Charles D’Ambrosio

Desolation
Gail Jones

A Rich Man
Edward P. Jones

Dues
Dale Peck

Speckle Trout
Ron Rash

Sphinxes
Timothy Crouse

Grace
Paula Fox

Snowbound
Liza Ward

Tea
Nancy Reisman

Christie
Caitlin Macy

Refuge in London
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

The Drowned Woman
Frances De Pontes Peebles

The Card Trick
Tessa Hadley

What You Pawn I Will Redeem
Sherman Alexie



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The esteemed literary award volume returns for another installment, full, as ever, of exemplary short fiction.Money can make a fellow murderous, especially when that fellow has come from out of ... Read full review

Contents

THE BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEAD
26
THE GOLDEN ERA OF HEARTBREAK
39
THE TUTOR
58
FANTASY FOR ELEVEN FINGERS
99
THE HIGH DIVIDE
120
DESOLATION
135
DUES
164
SPHINXES
191
TEA
250
CHRISTIE
265
THE DROWNED WOMAN
300
THE CARD TRICK317
317
WHAT YOU PAWN I WILL REDEEM
333
READING THEO HENRYPRIZE STORIES 2005353
353
Reami ivended Stories
371
Permissions
397

GRACE
214
SNOWBOUND
231

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About the author (2010)

Novelist and short story writer Laura Furman began editing the O. Henry Prize Stories with the 2003 edition. She teaches at the University of Texas at Austin and lives in Austin. Cristina García's latest novel is Monkey Hunting. She lives in Los Angeles. Ann Patchett's most recent book is Truth and Beauty. She lives in Tennessee. Richard Russo's most recent books are the Pulitzer Prize winner Empire Falls and the short story collection The Whore's Child. He lives in Maine.


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