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The Best American Short Stories 1990

by Richard Ford (Editor), Shannon Ravenel (Series Editor)

Other authors: Edward Allen (Contributor), Richard Bausch (Contributor), Madison Smartt Bell (Contributor), C.S. Godshalk (Contributor), Patricia Henley (Contributor)13 more, Pam Houston (Contributor), Siri Hustvedt (Contributor), Denis Johnson (Contributor), Dennis McFarland (Contributor), Steven Millhauser (Contributor), Lorrie Moore (Contributor), Alice Munro (Contributor), Padgett Powell (Contributor), Lore Segal (Contributor), Elizabeth Tallent (Contributor), Christopher Tilghman (Contributor), Joan Wickersham (Contributor), Joy Williams (Contributor)

Series: The Best American Short Stories (1990), Best American (1990)

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A collection of the best American short stories for 1998.
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Ford, RichardEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ravenel, ShannonSeries Editormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bausch, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bell, Madison SmarttContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Godshalk, C.S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Henley, PatriciaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Houston, PamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hustvedt, SiriContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnson, DenisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McFarland, DennisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Millhauser, StevenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moore, LorrieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Munro, AliceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Powell, PadgettContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Segal, LoreContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tallent, ElizabethContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tilghman, ChristopherContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wickersham, JoanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williams, JoyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A collection of the best American short stories for 1998.

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Publisher's note --
Introduction / Richard Ford --
River of toys / Edward Allen --
The fireman's wife / Richard Bausch --
A kind of simple, happy grace / Richard Bausch --
Finding Natasha / Madison Smartt Bell --
The wizard / C.S. Godshalk --
The secret of cartwheels / Patricia Henley --
How to talk to a hunter / Pam Houston --
Mr. Morning / Siri Hustvedt --
Car-crash while hitchhiking / Denis Johnson --
Nothing to ask for / Dennis McFarland --
Eisenheim the illusionist / Steven Millhauser --
You're ugly, too / Lorrie Moore --
Differently / Alice Munro --
Wigtime / Alice Munro --
Typical / Padgett Powell --
The reverse bug / Lore Segal --
Prowler / Elizabeth Tallent --
In a father's place / Christopher Tilghman --
Commuter marriage / Joan Wickersham --
The little winter / Joy Williams --
Contributors' notes --
100 other distinguished stories of 1989 --
Editorial addresses of American and Canadian magazines publishing short stories.
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