The Granta Book of the American Short Story

The Granta Book of the American Short Story

Volume 1

Book - 1992
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Richard Ford, who is among the finest of American novelists and short-story writers, edits and introduces this volume. First published by Granta Books in 1992, it became the definitive anthology of American short fiction written in the last half of the twentieth century - an 'exemplary choice' in the words of the Washington Post - with stories by writers such as Eudora Welty, John Cheever and Raymond Carver (and forty others) demonstrating how much memorable power can lie in the briefest narration. Along with The New Granta Book of the American Short Story, this book constitutes an important reflection and judgement of recent American writing - as well as the superb pleasure yielded by the stories themselves.

Publisher: London : Granta Books, c1992
ISBN: 9781862079045
Branch Call Number: GRANTA
Characteristics: xxii, 710 p
Additional Contributors: Ford, Richard 1944-
Alternative Title: American short story. Volume 1

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