The O. Henry Prize Stories

The O. Henry Prize Stories

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Mudlavia
Elizabeth Stuckey-French

The Brief History of the Dead
Kevin Brockmeier

The Golden Era of Heartbreak
Michael Parker

The Hurt Man
Wendell Berry

The Tutor
Nell Freudenberger

Fantasy for Eleven Fingers
Ben Fountain

The High Divide
Charles D'Ambrosio Desolation
Gail Jones

A Rich Man
Edward P. Jones

Dues
Dale Peck

Speckle Trout
Ron Rash

Sphinxes
Timothy Crouse

Grace
Paula Fox

Snowbound
Liza Ward

Tea
Nancy Reisman

Christie
Caitlin Macy

Refuge in London
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

The Drowned Woman
Frances De Pontes Peebles

The Card Trick
Tessa Hadley

What You Pawn I Will Redeem
Sherman Alexie
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Product details

  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 140 x 202 x 24mm | 304g
  • New York, NY, India
  • English
  • 2005 ed.
  • 1400076544
  • 9781400076543
  • 2,578,313

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Mudlavia
Elizabeth Stuckey-French
"
The Brief History of the Dead
Kevin Brockmeier
"
The Golden Era of Heartbreak
Michael Parker
"
The Hurt Man
Wendell Berry
"
The Tutor
Nell Freudenberger
"
Fantasy for Eleven Fingers
Ben Fountain
"
The High Divide
Charles D'Ambrosio
Desolation
Gail Jones
"
A Rich Man
Edward P. Jones
"
Dues
Dale Peck
"
Speckle Trout
Ron Rash
"
Sphinxes
Timothy Crouse
"
Grace
Paula Fox
"
Snowbound
Liza Ward
"
Tea
Nancy Reisman
"
Christie
Caitlin Macy
"
Refuge in London
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
"
The Drowned Woman
Frances De Pontes Peebles
"
The Card Trick
Tessa Hadley
"
What You Pawn I Will Redeem
Sherman Alexie"
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Review quote

"Widely regarded as the nation's most prestigious awards for short fiction." --The Atlantic Monthly
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About Laura Furman

Laura Furman, series editor of The O. Henry Prize Stories since 2003, is the winner of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts for her fiction. The author of several books, including the story collection The Mother Who Stayed, she taught writing for many years at the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Central Texas.
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