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The Best American Short Stories 1977

by Martha Foley (Editor)

Other authors: Frederick Busch (Contributor), Price Caldwell (Contributor), John Cheever (Contributor), Ann Copeland (Contributor), John William Corrington (Contributor)15 more, Philip Damon (Contributor), Leslie Epstein (Contributor), Eugene K. Garber (Contributor), Patricia Hampl (Contributor), Baine Kerr (Contributor), Jack Matthews (Contributor), Stephen Minot (Contributor), Charles Newman (Contributor), Tim O'Brien (Contributor), Joyce Carol Oates (Contributor), Tom Robbins (Contributor), William Saroyan (Contributor), John Sayles (Contributor), Anne Tyler (Contributor), William S. Wilson (Contributor)

Series: The Best American Short Stories (1977), Best American (1977)

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Selection of the outstanding short fiction--Cheever, Oates, Robbins, Saroyan.

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Foley, MarthaEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Busch, FrederickContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Caldwell, PriceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cheever, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Copeland, AnnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Corrington, John WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Damon, PhilipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Epstein, LeslieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Garber, Eugene K.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hampl, PatriciaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kerr, BaineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Matthews, JackContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Minot, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Newman, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Brien, TimContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Oates, Joyce CarolContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Robbins, TomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Saroyan, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sayles, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tyler, AnneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, William S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Selection of the outstanding short fiction--Cheever, Oates, Robbins, Saroyan.

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  • The Trouble with Being Food / Frederick Busch
  • Tarzan Meets the Department Head / Price Caldwell
  • Falconer / John Cheever
  • At Peace / Ann Copeland
  • Pleadings / John William Corrington
  • Growing Up in No Time / Philip Damon
  • The Steinway Quintet / Leslie Epstein
  • The Lover / Eugene K. Garber
  • Look at a Teacup / Patricia Hampl
  • Rider / Baine Kerr
  • A Questionnaire for Rudolph Gordon / Jack Matthews
  • A Passion for History / Stephen Minot
  • The Woman Who Thought Like a Man / Charles Newman
  • Gay / Joyce Carol Oates
  • Going After Cacciato / Tim O'Brien
  • The Chink and the Clock People / Tom Robbins
  • A Fresno Fable / William Saroyan
  • Breed / John Sayles
  • Your Place Is Empty / Anne Tyler
  • Anthropology: What Is Lost in Rotation / William S. Wilson
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