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The Best American Short Stories 2011
 
 
Author
Geraldine Brooks, ed. Heidi Pitlor, series ed.
Publisher Mariner  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8.25 x 5.5 x 1 inches
ISBN 9780547242163
Pages/Publication Date 363/2011
Daedalus Item Code 30822
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The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of March, People of the Book, and Caleb's Crossing, Australian-born Geraldine Brooks edits and introduces this edition of The Best American Short Stories, the oldest and most prestigious of the Best American collections, renowned for being "always a sure bet for gripping, emotionally challenging reading" (San Diego Union-Tribune). Here are short stories from such authors as Jennifer Egan and Richard Powers, Allegra Goodman and Steven Millhauser, Joyce Carol Oates and George Saunders, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Megan Mayhew Bergman. Since its inception in 1915, the Best American series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. For this title, as for each of the others, a series editor reviews hundreds of periodicals, then selects between 50 and 100 outstanding works. The guest editor—a recognized expert in the field—then pares the list down to the 20 or so very best pieces.
 
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