The O. Henry Prize Stories (Paperback)
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Short Description for The O. Henry Prize Stories A perennial classic featuring the very best in contemporary short fiction by well-known and emerging writers alike, these stories push the boundaries of what fiction can show about the world.
- Published: 06 May 2008
- Format: Paperback 372 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780307280343 ISBN 10: 0307280349
- Sales rank: 848,518
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Full description for The O. Henry Prize Stories
An annual collection of the twenty best contemporary short stories selected by series editor Laura Furman from hundreds of literary magazines, "The O. Henry Prize Stories 2008" is studded with extraordinary settings and characters: a teenager in survivalist Alaska, the seed keeper of a doomed Chinese village, a young woman trying to save her life in a Ukrainian internet cafe. Also included are the winning writers' comments on what inspired them, a short essay from each of the three eminent jurors, and an extensive resource list of literary magazines.