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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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

Gail Jones

A Rich Man
Edward P. Jones

Dale Peck

Speckle Trout
Ron Rash

Timothy Crouse

Paula Fox

Liza Ward

Nancy Reisman

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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User Review  - gayla.bassham - LibraryThing

Standouts in this volume: Mudlavia (Elizabeth Stuckey-French) The Tutor (Nell Freudenberger) Fantasy for Eleven Fingers (Ben Fountain) Tea (Nancy Reisman) The Drowned Woman (Frances de Pontes Peebles) The Card Trick (Tessa Hadley) What You Pawn I Will Redeem (Sherman Alexie) Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Latest installment of the esteemed annual award volume, with some sterling examples of short fiction winningly—in all senses—executed.One doesn't envy the O. Henry Prize judges their work, given ... Read full review

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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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