Prize Stories 1993: The O'Henry Awards (Paperback)

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Widely regarded as the nation's most prestigious award for short fiction. The Atlantic Monthly

Established in 1918 as a memorial to the master of the short story genre, O. Henry, Prize Storieshas long been recognized as the premier forum for the contemporary story. The volume for 1993 carries forth the time-honored literary tradition in 23 selections as original and varied as the current trends in short fiction. The top prize for 1993 is awarded to Thom Jones's The Pugilist at Rest, which explores the interior depths of depression through the eyes of Vietnam vet and former Marine boxing champion. Other stories in this collection include:
Andrea Lee Winter Barley
William F. Van Wert Shaking
Joyce Carol Oates Goose-Girl
Charles Eastman Yellow Flags
Cornelia Nixon Risk
Rilla Askew The Killing Blanket
Antonya Nelson Dirty Words
John H. Richardson The Pink House
Diane Levenberg A Modern Love Story
John Van Kirk Newark Job
Alice Adams The Islands
Stephen Dixon The Rare Muscovite
Lorrie Moore Charades
Kate Wheeler Improving My Average
Peter Weltner The Greek Head
C. E. Poverman The Man Who Died
Jennifer Egan Puerto Vallarta
Charles Johnson Kwoon
Linda Svendsen The Edger Man
Daniel Stern The Hunger Artist by Franz Kafka: A Story
Josephine Jacobsen The Pier-Glass
Steven Schwarz Madagascar
Product Details
ISBN: 9780385425322
ISBN-10: 0385425325
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2001
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Pen / O. Henry Prize Stories