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The Ecco Anthology of Contemporary American Short Fiction

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ISBN13: 9780061661587
ISBN10: 0061661589
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My favorite collection of short fiction to come along in some time. Many of the stories I've gone back to again and again over the years, and plenty more I've discovered here for the first time. The book has been on my end table for a month now, and it won't be moving out of reach any time soon.
Recommended by Dave, Powells.com

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A definitive collection of the very best short stories by contemporary American masters

Edited by Joyce Carol Oates, "the living master of the short story" (Buffalo News), and Christopher R. Beha, this volume provides an important overview of the contemporary short story and a selection of the very best that American short fiction has to offer.

About the Author

Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including We Were the Mulvaneys; Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award; and the New York Times bestseller The Accursed. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.

Christopher R. Beha has written for the New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, and The Believer. The Whole Five Feet, his memoir of a year spent reading the Harvard Classics, will be published in 2009.

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urban book lover, November 2, 2008 (view all comments by urban book lover)
This book has to be one of the unsurpassed books I have read in a long time. The short stories are so captivating it only took me two and a half days to finish it .I recommend this book to any one who likes to read sophisticated novels .Trust me you will not be disappointed.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780061661587
Author:
Joyce Carol Oates and Christopher R. Beha
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
With:
Beha, Christopher R.
Selected by:
Beha, Christopher R.
Selected by:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Selected:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Selected:
Beha, Christopher R.
Editor:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Author:
Beha, Christopher R.
Author:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Author:
by Joyce Carol Oates
Author:
by Joyce Carol Oates
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
784
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.568 in 28.64 oz

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My favorite collection of short fiction to come along in some time. Many of the stories I've gone back to again and again over the years, and plenty more I've discovered here for the first time. The book has been on my end table for a month now, and it won't be moving out of reach any time soon.

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