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By: N/A

Price: $2.80

Publisher: Signet: January 1961

Seller ID: 32821

ISBN: B001EDZZV6

Condition: Used - Good


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Mothers: Twenty Stories of Contemporary Motherhood

By: Kenison, Katrina

Price: $6.50

Publisher: North Point Press: May 1997

Seller ID: 36925

ISBN: 0865475113

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This remarkable collection of twenty stories about motherhood by writers who are mothers evokes every stage of the journey, from pregnancy and birth through the childhood years, adolescence, and adulthood. Together they depict the complexity of mothering in America today as woman are actually experience it. The works gathered here constitute a step toward a new mothers literature that puts to rest the long-held myth that has separated motherhood from a woman's creativity. In these pages women from all walks of life, single, married, divorced or just out of their teens and well into their e... View more info

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The Best American Mystery Stories 2007

By: Hiaasen, Carl

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: October 2007

Seller ID: 48456

ISBN: 0618812652

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The Woods Stretched for Miles: New Nature Writing from the South

By: Lane, John

Price: $10.48

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: April 1999

Seller ID: 78386

ISBN: 0820320889

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"The Woods Stretched for Miles" gathers essays about southern landscape and nature from nineteen writers with geographic or ancestral ties to the region. This remarkable group encompasses not only such well-known names as Wendell Berry and Rick Bass but also distinctive new voices, including Christopher Camuto, Susan Cerulean, and Eddy L. Harris.From the savannas of south Florida through the hardwood uplands of Mississippi to the coastal rivers of the Carolinas and the high mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee, the range in geography covered is equally broad. With insight and eloquence... View more info

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The Best American Essays 1998

By: Ozick, Cynthia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: October 1998

Seller ID: 80727

ISBN: 0395860520

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The Best American Essays 1998 features a captivating mix of people and prose, as guest editor Cynthia Ozick shapes a volume around the intricacies of human memory. The reflections and recollections of Saul Bellow, John Updike, Jamaica Kincaid, John McPhee, and Andre Dubus join company with many voices new to the series, as an astonishing variety of writers share their deepest thought on ecstasy and injury, ambition and failure, privacy and notoriety. View more info

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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008

By: Eggers, Dave

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: October 2008

Seller ID: 86979

ISBN: 061890283X

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Chiron Review Issue #99, Spring 2015

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Michael Hathaway: Spring 2015

Seller ID: 117504

ISBN: 281ALK1003502

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Chiron Review Issue #98, Winter 2014

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Michael Hathaway: Winter 2014

Seller ID: 117505

ISBN: 281ALK1003501

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The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories

By: Various

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: November 1987

Seller ID: 117512

ISBN: 0140079491

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Eighty-one masterpieces by the world's best writers--a surprising, irresistible collection of short stories from around the world. View more info

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Ship Fever: Stories

By: Andrea Barrett

Price: $7.48

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: December 1996

Seller ID: 69504

ISBN: 0393316009

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The elegant short fictions gathered hereabout the love of science and the science of love are often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century. Interweaving historical and fictional characters, they encompass both past and present as they negotiate the complex territory of ambition, failure, achievement, and shattered dreams. In "Ship Fever," the title novella, a young Canadian doctor finds himself at the center of one of history's most tragic epidemics. In "The English Pupil," Linnaeus, in old age, watches as the world he organized within his head slowly drifts beyond his reach. And i... View more info

Knucklebones: 27 Stories

By: Annabel Thomas

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Helicon Nine Editions: December 1995

Seller ID: 104871

ISBN: 188423514X

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Selected Stories (Signet Classics)

By: Anton Chekhov

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Signet Classics: April 2003

Seller ID: 119897

ISBN: 0451528794

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150th Anniversary Edition Praised by Tolstoy as an "incomparable artist," Chekov is considered one of the masters of the short story. This collection features twenty of his most noted stories, including "The Confession, Ninotchka, " and "The Cure for Drinking." View more info

Pagan Rabbi and Other Stories

By: Cynthia Ozick

Price: $3.48

Publisher: Plume: March 1983

Seller ID: 105585

ISBN: 0525480269

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18 Best Stories by Edgar Allan Poe

By: Edgar Allan Poe

Price: $0.88

Publisher: Dell: April 1965

Seller ID: 71732

ISBN: 0440322278

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A chilling compilation of some of Edgar Allen Poe's best-loved stories, edited by Vincent Price and Chandler Brossard and with an introduction by Vincent Price, including: "The Black Cat - The Fall of the House of Usher - The Masque of the Red Death - The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar - The Premature Burial - Ms. Found in a Bottle - A Tale of the Ragged Mountains - The Sphinx - The Murders in the Rue Morgue - The Tell-Tale Heart - The Gold-Bug - The System of Dr. Tarr and Prof. Fether - The Man That Was Used Up - The Balloon Hoax - A Descent Into the Maelstrom - The Purloined Letter - T... View more info

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The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald: A New Collection

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Scribner: September 1995

Seller ID: 57946

ISBN: 068480445X

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Today F. Scott Fitzgerald is better known for his novels, but in his own time, his fame rested squarely on his prolific achievement as one of America's most gifted writers of stories and novellas. Now, a half-century after the author's death, the premier Fitzgerald scholar and biographer, Matthew J. Bruccoli, has assembled in one volume the full scope of Fitzgerald's best short fiction: forty-three sparkling masterpieces, ranging from such classic novellas as "The Rich Boy," "May Day," and "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz" to his commercial work for the "Saturday Evening Post" and its sister "s... View more info

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Dimanche and Other Stories (Vintage International)

By: Irene Nemirovsky

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: April 2010

Seller ID: 73865

ISBN: 0307476367

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A never-before-translated collection by the bestselling author of "Suite Francaise"Written between 1934 and 1942, these ten gem-like stories mine the same terrain of Nemirovsky's bestselling novel "Suite Francaise" a keen eye for the details of social class; the tensions between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives; the manners and mannerisms of the French bourgeoisie; questions of religion and personal identity. Moving from the drawing rooms of pre-war Paris to the lives of men and women in wartime France, here we find the beautiful work of a writer at the height of her tragicall... View more info

Fiction One Hundred

By: James H. Pickering

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Glencoe/Mcgraw-Hill: January 1986

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 109469

ISBN: 0023955406

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First Fiction: An Anthology of the First Published Stories by Famous Writers

By: Kathy Kiernan

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co (P): July 1994

Seller ID: 81083

ISBN: 0316492043

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News of the Spirit (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: Lee Smith

Price: $6.98

Publisher: Ballantine Books: September 1998

Seller ID: 69913

ISBN: 0449002268

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A teenage girl tells the painful and hilarious tale of her philandering father's fall from grace and curious effort to save his marriage. A professional "fiancee" chronicles her Caribbean cruise with three Atlanta developers. A young woman concocts an imaginary brother to impress her friends -- only to have the bogus boy take on a life of his own.... Once again, Lee Smith deftly showcases the wit, insight, and delightful literary inventiveness that have won her widespread critical praise and a faithful readership. View more info

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A River Runs Through It, and Other Stories

By: Norman Maclean

Price: $4.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: September 1992

Seller ID: 59263

ISBN: 0226500578

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From its first magnificent sentence, "In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing," to the last, "I am haunted by waters," "A River Runs Through It" is an American classic. Based on Norman Maclean's childhood experiences, the title novella has established itself as one of the most moving stories of our time; it captivates readers with vivid descriptions of life along Montana's Big Blackfoot River and its near magical blend of fly fishing with the troubling affections of the heart. The paperback edition is now available with an evocative new cover by acclaime... View more info

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The Ransom of Red Chief & Other Stories by O. Henry

By: O. Henry

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Gramercy: February 1996

Seller ID: 46760

ISBN: 0517146924

Condition: Used - Good


A new selection of tales from one of America's favorite storytellers, designed to appeal to young readers. He's a minster of the surprise ending and champion of the underdog. Includes such favorites as "The Ransom of Red Chief", "Gifts of the Magi", "The Furnished Room", "The Guilty Party", and more. View more info

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A Wilderness of Monkeys: Aphorisms & Divagations

By: Page Nelson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Another Sparrow Press: January 2012

Seller ID: 73062

ISBN: 0615582745

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Nelson's aphoristic reflections are the perfect lexical guest, never asking for more attention than the reader is able to give. View more info

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Wives & Lovers: Three Short Novels

By: Richard Bausch

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: July 2004

Seller ID: 117515

ISBN: 0060571837

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Wives & Lovers is a collection of three short novels from the author whom the Boston Globe calls "one of the most expert and substantial of our writers."Requisite Kindness -- published here for the first time -- tells the story of a man who must come to terms with a life of treating women badly when he goes to live with his sister and dying mother. Rare & Endangered Species demonstrates how a wife and mother's suicide reverberates in the small community where she lived, and affects the lives of people who don't even know her. Finally, Spirits is about the pain that men and women can -- a... View more info

One Good Road Is Enough: Essays by Robert James Waller

By: Robert James Waller

Price: $7.30

Publisher: Iowa State Pr: November 1990

Seller ID: 33658

ISBN: 081381880X

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Fun with Problems

By: Robert Stone

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: January 2010

Seller ID: 117508

ISBN: 0618386254

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In "Fun with Problems, "Robert Stone demonstrates once again that he is "one of our greatest living writers" ("Los Angeles Times")."" The pieces in this new volume vary greatly in length--some are almost novellas, others no more than a page--but all share the signature blend of longing, violence, black humor, sex and drugs that has helped Stone illuminate the dark corners of the human soul. Entire lives are laid out with remarkable precision, in captivating prose: a screenwriter carries on a decades-long affair with a beautiful actress, whose descent into addiction he can neither turn from nor... View more info

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75 Short Masterpieces

By: Roger Goodman

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam: January 1985

Seller ID: 106764

ISBN: 0553251414

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The Lottery and Other Stories

By: Shirley Jackson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: March 2005

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 117414

ISBN: 0374529531

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"The Lottery," one of the most terrifying stories written in this century, created a sensation when it was first published in "The""New Yorker." "Power and haunting," and "nights of unrest" were typical reader responses. This collection, the only one to appear during Shirley Jackson's lifetime, unites "The Lottery: " with twenty-four equally unusual stories. Together they demonstrate Jack son's remarkable range--from the hilarious to the truly horrible--and power as a storyteller. View more info

Back in the World: Stories

By: Tobias Wolff

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (T): September 1985

Seller ID: 105586

ISBN: 0395354161

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Up to the Lake

By: TOM HEGG, WARREN HANSON

Price: $5.50

Publisher: N/A: September 1986

Seller ID: 50140

ISBN: 0931674093

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Selected Stories of O. Henry

By: VICTORIA BLAKE, O. HENRY

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc: December 2003

Seller ID: 88951

ISBN: 1593080425

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"Selected Stories of O. Henry," by O. Henry, is part of the "Barnes & Noble Classics"" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics": All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. "Barnes & Noble Classics "pulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to e... View more info