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The Best American Short Stories 1997 by E.…

The Best American Short Stories 1997 (1997)

by E. Annie Proulx (Editor & Introduction), Katrina Kenison (Series Editor)

Other authors: Richard Bausch (Contributor), Karen E. Bender (Contributor), T. Coraghessan Boyle (Contributor), Michael Byers (Contributor), Michelle Cliff (Contributor)16 more, Carolyn Cooke (Contributor), Lydia Davis (Contributor), Junot Diaz (Contributor), Pam Durban (Contributor), Clyde Edgerton (Contributor), Jeffrey Eugenides (Contributor), Jonathan Franzen (Contributor), Tim Gautreaux (Contributor), Alyson Hagy (Contributor), Donald Hall (Contributor), Ha Jin (Contributor), Leonard Michaels (Contributor), Cynthia Ozick (Contributor), June Spence (Contributor), Robert Stone (Contributor), Tobias Wolff (Contributor)

Series: The Best American Short Stories (1997), Best American (1997)

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Category: Manners and Right Behavior
Author Story Source
Ha Jin "Saboteur" The Antioch Review
Robert Stone "Under the Pitons" Esquire
Carolyn Cooke "Bob Darling" The Paris Review
Jonathan Franzen "Chez Lambert" The Paris Review
Category: Identifying the Stranger
Michelle Cliff "Transactions" TriQuarterly
Richard Bausch "Nobody in Hollywood" The New Yorker
Cynthia Ozick "Save My Child!" The New Yorker
Karen E. Bender "Eternal Love" Granta
Leonard Michaels "A Girl with a Monkey" Partisan Review
Lydia Davis "St. Martin" Grand Street
Category: Perceived Social Values
Junot Diaz "Fiesta, 1980" Story
Donald Hall "From Willow Temple" The Atlantic Monthly
T. Coraghessan Boyle "Killing Babies" The New Yorker
Clyde Edgerton "Send Me to the Electric Chair" The Oxford American
June Spence "Missing Women" The Southern Review
Jeffrey Eugenides "Air Mail" The Yale Review
Pam Durban "Soon" The Southern Review
Category: Rites of Passage
Michael Byers[disambiguation needed] "Shipmates Down Under" American Short Fiction
Tobias Wolff "Powder" Fish Stories
Alyson Hagy "Search Bay" Ploughshares
Tim Gautreaux "Little Frogs in a Ditch" Gentlemen's Quarterly
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Proulx, E. AnnieEditor & Introductionprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kenison, KatrinaSeries Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bausch, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bender, Karen E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Boyle, T. CoraghessanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Byers, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cliff, MichelleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooke, CarolynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davis, LydiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Diaz, JunotContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Durban, PamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edgerton, ClydeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eugenides, JeffreyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Franzen, JonathanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gautreaux, TimContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hagy, AlysonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hall, DonaldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jin, HaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Michaels, LeonardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ozick, CynthiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Spence, JuneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stone, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wolff, TobiasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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The preeminent short fiction series since 1915, The Best American Short Stories is the only annual that offers the finest works chosen by a distinguished best-selling guest editor. This year, E. Annie Proulx's selection includes dazzling stories by Tobias Wolff, Donald Hall, Cynthia Ozick, Robert Stone, Junot D'az, and T. C. Boyle as well as an array of stunning new talent. In her introduction, Proulx writes that beyond their strength and vigor, these stories achieve "a certain intangible feel for the depth of human experience, not uncommonly expressed through a kind of dry humor." As ever, this year's volume surprises and rewards.

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