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The Best American Short Stories 1942

by Martha Foley (Editor)

Other authors: Nelson Algren (Contributor), Ludwig Bemelmans (Contributor), Sally Benson (Contributor), Kay Boyle (Contributor), Jack Y. Bryan (Contributor)25 more, Walter Van Tilburg Clark (Contributor), David Cornel DeJong (Contributor), Boyce Eakin (Contributor), Morton Fineman (Contributor), Robert Gibbons (Contributor), Nancy Hale (Contributor), MacKinlay Kantor (Contributor), Eric Knight (Contributor), Mary Lavin (Contributor), Mary Medearis (Contributor), Edita Morris (Contributor), Mary O'Hara (Contributor), Margaret Rhodes Peattie (Contributor), William Saroyan (Contributor), Budd Wilson Schulberg (Contributor), Michael Seide (Contributor), Irwin Shaw (Contributor), Wallace Stegner (Contributor), John Steinbeck (Contributor), Jesse Stuart (Contributor), Peter Taylor (Contributor), Dorothy Thomas (Contributor), James Thurber (Contributor), Joan Vatsek (Contributor), Marjorie Worthingotn (Contributor)

Series: The Best American Short Stories (1942), Best American (1942)

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Foley, MarthaEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Algren, NelsonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bemelmans, LudwigContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Benson, SallyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boyle, KayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bryan, Jack Y.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clark, Walter Van TilburgContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
DeJong, David CornelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eakin, BoyceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fineman, MortonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gibbons, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hale, NancyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kantor, MacKinlayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Knight, EricContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lavin, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Medearis, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morris, EditaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Hara, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peattie, Margaret RhodesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Saroyan, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schulberg, Budd WilsonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Seide, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shaw, IrwinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stegner, WallaceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Steinbeck, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stuart, JesseContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Taylor, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thomas, DorothyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thurber, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vatsek, JoanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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  • Biceps / Nelson Algren
  • The valet of the Splendide / Ludwig Bemelmans
  • 5135 Kensington: August, 1903 / Sally Benson
  • Nothing ever breaks except the heart / Kay Boyle
  • For each of us / Jack Y. Bryan
  • The portable phonograph / Walter Van Tilburg Clark
  • That frozen hour / David Cornel De Jong
  • Prairies / Boyce Eakin
  • Tell him I waited / Morton Fineman
  • A loaf of bread / Robert Gibbons
  • Those are as brothers / Nancy Hale
  • That Greek dog / MacKinlay Kantor
  • Sam Small's better half / Eric Knight
  • Death of a country doctor / Mary Medearis
  • Caput mortuum / Edita Morris
  • My friend Flicka / Mary O'Hara
  • The green village / Margaret Rhodes Peattie
  • The hummingbird that lived through winter / William Saroyan
  • Sacrifice of Isaac / Michael Seide
  • The real Viennese Schmalz / Budd Wilson Schulberg
  • Search through the streets of the city / Irwin Shaw
  • In the twilight / Wallace Stegner
  • How Edith McGillcuddy met R.L. Stevenson / John Steinbeck
  • The storm / Jesse Stuart
  • The fancy woman / Peter Taylor
  • My pigeon pair / Dorothy Thomas
  • You could look it up / James Thurber
  • The bees / Joan Vatsek
  • At Sallygap / Mary Lavin
  • Hunger / Marjorie Worthington
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