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New Stories from the South: The Year's Best (New Stories from the South)

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The twelfth volume of the annual anthology is packed with nineteen entertaining stories. From a cautionary tale about the difficulties of loving a space alien to a new twist on a young Southerner's struggle in the wilds of Manhattan, these stories range from the hilarious to the poignant.

The preface, by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Robert Olen Butler, looks at what fiction is: "Fiction is, at its heart, the art form of human yearning."

The authors in the 1997 edition of New Stories are Gene Able, Dwight Allen, Edward Allen, Robert Olen Butler, Janice Daugharty, Ellen Douglas, Pam Durban, Charles East, Rhian Margaret Ellis, Tim Gautreaux, Elizabeth Gilbert, Lucy Hochman, Beauvais McCaddon, Dale Ray Phillips, Patricia Elam Ruff, Lee Smith, Judy Troy, Marc Vassallo, and Brad Vice.

Synopsis:

The 1997 volume--the twelfth--of the annual anthology is packed with nineteen entertaining stories by a variety of authors. From a cautionary tale about the difficulties of loving a space alien to a new twist on a young Southerner's struggle in the wilds of Manhattan, these stories range from the hilarious to the poignant.

About the Author

Shannon Ravenel has editedNew Stories from the Southsince 1986. Formerly editorial director of Algonquin Books, she now directs her Algonquin imprint, Shannon Ravenel Books. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565121751
Editor:
Ravenel, Shannon
With:
Allen, Edward
With:
Able, Gene
With:
Allen, Edward
Editor:
Ravenel, Shannon
Author:
Ravenel, Shannon
Author:
Butler, Robert Olen
With:
Able, Gene
Publisher:
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Location:
Chapel Hill, N.C. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Collections and anthologies
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
American fiction (collections)
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
In literature
Subject:
Southern States Fiction.
Subject:
American fiction -- 20th century.
Subject:
Short stories, American -- Southern States.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1997
Series:
New Stories from the South
Series Volume:
97
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.86 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The 1997 volume--the twelfth--of the annual anthology is packed with nineteen entertaining stories by a variety of authors. From a cautionary tale about the difficulties of loving a space alien to a new twist on a young Southerner's struggle in the wilds of Manhattan, these stories range from the hilarious to the poignant.
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