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Title:
The best American short stories 2014
Author:
Egan, Jennifer, editor.
Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Physical Description:
xix, 360 pages ; 22 cm.
Summary:
Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.
Language:
English
Contents:
Charity / Indian uprising / Night of the satellite / After the flood / Long Tom Lookout / Medium tough / Breeze / Hover / A hand reached down to guide me / At the round earth's imagined corners / Judge's will / Evie M. / Kattekoppen / This is not a love song / La Pulchra Nota / God / Mastiff / Next to nothing / Madame Bovary's greyhound / Antarctica
ISBN:
9780547819228

9780547868868
Format :
Book

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Central Library PS648.S5 B4 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

"The literary 'Oscars' features twenty outstanding examples of the best of the best in American short stories." -- Shelf Awareness for Readers

The Best American Short Stories 2014 will be selected by national best-selling author Jennifer Egan, who won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction for A Visit from the Goon Squad, heralded by Time magazine as "a new classic of American fiction." Egan "possesses a satirist's eye and a romance novelist's heart" ( New York Times Book Review ).


Author Notes

Jennifer Egan was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 6, 1962. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and St. John's College, Cambridge. She is the author of The Invisible Circus, Look at Me, Emerald City and Other Stories, The Keep, and Manhattan Beach, which won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction in 2018. Her title, A Visit from the Goon Squad, won both the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. Her short stories have appeared in numerous publications including The New Yorker, Harpers, and Granta. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Fellowship. Her non-fiction articles appear frequently in the New York Times Magazine and have won a number of awards.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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