The Best American short stories of the eighties

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Houghton Mifflin, 1990 - Fiction - 393 pages
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The 1980s were one of the most fertile and controversial times for the Amer ican short story. Rich in craft and variety, this collection includes such c lassic and beloved stories as Peter Taylor's "The Old Forest", Raymond Carve r's "Cathedral", and other works by Joyce Carol Oates, Russell Banks, and a host of exciting, newer talents. Hardcover edition also available. (Houghton Mifflin)

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This is an uber-anthology consisting of two stories from each of the Best American anthologies from 1980-1989. I picked it up because the author names are mostly well-known ones that you see bandied ... Read full review

Contents

peter taylor The Old Forest 1980
1
donald barthelme The Emerald 1980
57
cvnthia ozick The Shawl 1981
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