Prize Stories 1991: The O. Henry Awards

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1991 - Fiction - 448 pages
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Established in 1918 as a memorial to O. Henry, this annual literary tradition has presented a remarkable sampling of stories over its 71-year history. Editor William Abrahams has shown the unerring ability to discover the writers--Joyce Carol Oates and Raymond Carver, for example--who have gone on to become seminal voices of contemporary fiction, and this latest collection will not disappoint.

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Solid collection. I read 12 of the 20 here. Some well known writers (Mary Gordon, John Barth, Carol Shields) and others obscure to me. Several I really liked, but two favorites to mention are "The ... Read full review

Prize stories 1988: the O. Henry awards

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This year's O. Henry Awards collection, the 68th, proves that a venerable series can still be fresh. Peter LaSalle's "Dolphin Dreaming'' offers the rare view that men are not saved but damned by ... Read full review

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Contents

Joyce Carol Oates The Swimmers
31
Sharon Sheehe Stark Overland
52
T Alan Broughton Ashes
68
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