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American short story

William Harwood Peden

American short story

front line in the national defense of literature

by William Harwood Peden

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American -- History and criticism,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby William Peden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.S5 P4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 213 p.
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5914879M
    LC Control Number64017360

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      The Best American Short Stories Anthology is simply one of the best, if not the best, anthology in the country. They have published great American authors like Oates, King, Carver, Updike and many others. It is the standard of excellence for short story anthologies. American poet, short-story writer, and memoirist. Skinny Bones is a teenage Puerto Rican girl struggling to adapt to life in a multifamily apartment building in Paterson, New Jersey.

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