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advance of the American short story.

O"Brien, Edward Joseph Harrington

advance of the American short story.

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 269-292.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.S5 O3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination302 p.
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6654195M
    LC Control Number23008047
    OCLC/WorldCa1004431

    About The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story. A selection of the best and most representative contemporary American short fiction from to , including such authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, John Updike, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandra Cisneros, and Ted Chiang, hand-selected by celebrated editor and anthologist John Freeman.   DIPLOMACY: The short stories range from ghost stories, to murder mysteries, to science fiction, to tales about Jewish suburban angst and . 7 hours ago  Her book, along with her personal story, helped advance the nursing profession – especially for women – and is foundational to nurse training programs around the world.


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