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The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories (1994)

by Tobias Wolff (Editor)

Other authors: Dorothy Allison (Contributor), Richard Bausch (Contributor), Ann Beattie (Contributor), Carol Bly (Contributor), Scott Bradfield (Contributor)28 more, Kate Braverman (Contributor), Raymond Carver (Contributor), Andre Dubus (Contributor), Stuart Dybek (Contributor), Richard Ford (Contributor), Mary Gaitskill (Contributor), Alan Gurganus (Contributor), Barry Hannah (Contributor), Ron Hansen (Contributor), Denis Johnson (Contributor), Edward P. Jones (Contributor), Thom Jones (Contributor), Jamaica Kincaid (Contributor), John L'Heureux (Contributor), Ralph Lombreglia (Contributor), Leonard Michaels (Contributor), Tim O'Brien (Contributor), Joyce Carol Oates (Contributor), Chris Offutt (Contributor), Robert Olmstead (Contributor), Jayne Anne Phillips (Contributor), Susan Power (Contributor), Mona Simpson (Contributor), Robert Stone (Contributor), Amy Tan (Contributor), Stephanie Vaughn (Contributor), John Edgar Wideman (Contributor), Joy Williams (Contributor)

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Allison, DorothyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bausch, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beattie, AnnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bly, CarolContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bradfield, ScottContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Braverman, KateContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Ford, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gaitskill, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gurganus, AlanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hannah, BarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hansen, RonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, DenisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, Edward P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, ThomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kincaid, JamaicaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
L'Heureux, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Power, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Simpson, MonaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stone, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tan, AmyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vaughn, StephanieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wideman, John EdgarContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0679745130, Paperback)

The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As selected and introduced by Tobias Wolff, they also make up an alternate map of the United States that represents not just geography but narrative traditions, cultural heritage, and divergent approaches.

Contributors and stories include: Mary Gaitskill, "A Romantic Weekend"; Thom Jones, "A White Horse";  Andre Dubus, "The Fat Girl"; Tim O'Brien, "The Things They Carried"; Chris Offutt, "Aunt Granny Lith"; Raymond Carver, "Cathedral"; Joyce Carol Oates, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?"; Robert Stone, "Helping";  Mona Simpson, "Lawns";  Ann Beattie, "A Vintage Thunderbird"; Jamaica Kincaid, "Girl"; Stuart Dybek, "Chopin in Water"; Barry Hannah, "Testimony of Pilot";  John Edgar Wideman, "Daddy Garbage"; Ron Hansen, "Wickedness"; Denis Johnson, "Emergency"; Edward P. Jones, "The First Day"; John L'Heureux, "Departures"; Ralph Lombreglia, "Men Under Water"; Leonard Michaels, "Murderers"; Robert Olmstead, "Cody's Story"; Jayne Anne Phillips, "Home"; Susan Power, "Moonwalk"; Amy Tan, "Rules of the Game"; Stephanie Vaughn, "Dog Heaven"; Joy Williams, "Train"; Dorothy Allison, "River of Names"; Richard Bausch, "All The Way in Flagstaff, Arizona"; Carol Bly, "Talk of Heroes"; Scott Bradfield, "The Darling"; Kate Braverman, "Tall Tales from the Mekong Delta"; Richard Ford, "Rock Springs"; and Allan Gurganus, "Minor Heroism."

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