The O. Henry Prize Stories 100th Anniversary Edition (2019) Laura Furman

The O. Henry Prize Stories 100th Anniversary Edition (2019)

Author: Laura Furman
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The O. Henry Prize Stories 100th Anniversary Edition (2019)
Author
Laura Furman
ISBN
9780525565536
Now celebrating its centenary, this prestigious annual anthology gathers the twenty best new short stories published in the previous year. An Anchor Books Original. The O. Henry Prize Stories 2019--continuing a century-long tradition of cutting-edge literary excellence--contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year. The winning writers are an impressive mix of celebrated names and new, emerging voices. Their stories evoke lives both near and distant, in settings ranging from Jamaica, Houston, and Hawaii to a Turkish coal mine and a drought-ridden Northwestern farm, and feature an engaging array of characters, including Laotian refugees, a Columbian kidnap victim, an eccentric Irish schoolteacher, a woman haunted by a house that cleans itself, and a strangely long-lived rabbit. The uniformly breathtaking stories are accompanied by essays from the eminent jurors on their favorites, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Laura FurmanPublisher: Anchor BooksPublished: 09/10/2019ISBN: 9780525565536Pages: 496Weight: 0.70lbsSize: 8.00h x 5.30w x 1.10dReview Citations: Library Journal 08/01/2019 pg. 94Kirkus Reviews 08/15/2019
Now celebrating its centenary, this prestigious annual anthology gathers the twenty best new short stories published in the previous year. An Anchor Books Original.

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2019--continuing a century-long tradition of cutting-edge literary excellence--contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year. The winning writers are an impressive mix of celebrated names and new, emerging voices. Their stories evoke lives both near and distant, in settings ranging from Jamaica, Houston, and Hawaii to a Turkish coal mine and a drought-ridden Northwestern farm, and feature an engaging array of characters, including Laotian refugees, a Columbian kidnap victim, an eccentric Irish schoolteacher, a woman haunted by a house that cleans itself, and a strangely long-lived rabbit. The uniformly breathtaking stories are accompanied by essays from the eminent jurors on their favorites, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Laura Furman
Publisher: Anchor Books
Published: 09/10/2019
ISBN: 9780525565536
Pages: 496
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.30w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Library Journal 08/01/2019 pg. 94
Kirkus Reviews 08/15/2019
Now celebrating its centenary, this prestigious annual anthology gathers the twenty best new short stories published in the previous year. An Anchor Books Original.

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2019--continuing a century-long tradition of cutting-edge literary excellence--contains twenty prize-winning stories chosen from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year. The winning writers are an impressive mix of celebrated names and new, emerging voices. Their stories evoke lives both near and distant, in settings ranging from Jamaica, Houston, and Hawaii to a Turkish coal mine and a drought-ridden Northwestern farm, and feature an engaging array of characters, including Laotian refugees, a Columbian kidnap victim, an eccentric Irish schoolteacher, a woman haunted by a house that cleans itself, and a strangely long-lived rabbit. The uniformly breathtaking stories are accompanied by essays from the eminent jurors on their favorites, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Laura Furman
Publisher: Anchor Books
Published: 09/10/2019
ISBN: 9780525565536
Pages: 496
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 8.00h x 5.30w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Library Journal 08/01/2019 pg. 94
Kirkus Reviews 08/15/2019