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The Best American Short Stories 2001

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Publisher Comments:

Kingsolver's selections for this anthology showcase a wide variety of new voices and masters, such as Alice Munro, Rick Moody, Dorothy West, and John Updike.

Description:

This year?s Best American Short Stories is edited by the critically acclaimed and best-selling author Barbara Kingsolver, whose latest book is Prodigal Summer. Kingsolver?s selections for The Best American Short Stories 2001 showcase a wide variety of new voices and masters, such as Alice Munro, Rick Moody, Dorothy West, and John Updike. ?Reading these stories was both a distraction from and an anchor to the complexities of my life ? my pleasure, my companionship, my salvation. I hope they will be yours.? ? Barbara Kingsolver

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword ix Introduction by Barbara Kingsolver xiii

andrea barrett Servants of the Map 1 from Salmagundi

rick bass The Fireman 44 from The Kenyon Review

peter ho davies Think of England 62 from Ploughshares

claire davis Labors of the Heart 78 from Ploughshares

elizabeth graver The Mourning Door 95 from Ploughshares

ha jin After Cowboy Chicken Came to Town 105 from TriQuarterly

andrea lee Brothers and Sisters Around the World 138 from The New Yorker

rick moody Boys 146 from Elle

barbara klein moss Rug Weaver 152 from The Georgia Review

alice munro Post and Beam 176 from The New Yorker

peter orner The Raft 201 from The Atlantic Monthly

roy parvin Betty Hutton 205 from Five Points

nancy reisman Illumination 241 from Tin House

jess row The Secrets of Bats 256 from Ploughshares

annette sanford Nobody Listens When I Talk 271 from Descant

katherine shonk My Mothers Garden 275 from Tin House

marisa silver What I Saw from Where I Stood 296 from The New Yorker

trevanian The Apple Tree 311 from The Antioch Review

john updike Personal Archeology 326 from The New Yorker

dorothy west My Baby ...334 from Connecticut Review

Contributors Notes 345

100 Other Distinguished Stories of 2000 359

Editorial Addresses of American and Canadian Magazines Publishing Short Stories 363

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395926888
Selected:
Kingsolver, Barbara
With:
Kenison, Katrina
With:
Kenison, Katrina
Selected by:
Kingsolver, Barbara
Selected:
Kingsolver, Barbara
Editor:
Kenison, Katrina
Author:
Kingsolver, Barbara
Author:
olver, Barbara
Author:
Kenison, Katrina
Author:
King, S.
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Canadian fiction
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Short stories, American
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Short stories, canadian
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American Short Stories
Series Volume:
no. 97-687
Publication Date:
October 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in 1.01 lb

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