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Prize Stories 1985 Ohenry : The O. Henry Awards - William Abrahams

Prize Stories 1985 Ohenry

The O. Henry Awards

Paperback Published: 19th August 1985
ISBN: 9780385194785
Number Of Pages: 336

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“Widely regarded as the nation’s most prestigious awards for short fiction.”—The Atlantic Monthly
 
The O. Henry Prize Stories 1985 gathers 21 of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines.

Stories include:
Jane Smiley “Lily” (first prize, jointly awarded)
Stuart Dybek “Hot Ice” (first prize, jointly awarded)
Ann Beattie “In the White Night”
Helen Norris “The Quarry”
Susan Minot “Lust”
Claude Koch “Bread and Butter Questions”
Wright Morris “Glimpse into Another Country”
Louise Erdrich “Saint Marie”
R. C. Hamilton “Da Vinci Is Dead”
Joseph McElroy “Daughter of the Revolution”
Steve Heller “The Crow Woman”
Ward Just “About Boston”
Tobias Wolff “Sister”
Gloria Norris “Holding On”
Peter Cameron “Homework”
Ilene Raymond “Taking a Chance on Jack”
Eric Wilson “The Axe, the Axe, the Axe”
Joyce Carol Oates “The Seasons”
Rolaine Hochstein “She Should Have Died Hereafter”
Josephine Jacobsen “The Mango Community”
John Updike “The Other”
 
 
 

Publisher's Notep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Co-Winners of First Prize
"Lily" The Atlanticp. 1
"Hot Ice" Antaeusp. 20
"In the White Night" The New Yorkerp. 46
"The Quarry" Storiesp. 51
"Lust" The Paris Reviewp. 63
"Bread and Butter Questions" Four Quartersp. 71
"Glimpse into Another Country" The New Yorkerp. 89
"Saint Marie" The Atlanticp. 103
"Da Vinci Is Dead" The Antioch Reviewp. 116
"Daughter of the Revolution" Antaeusp. 132
"The Crow Woman" The Texas Reviewp. 148
"About Boston" The Atlanticp. 174
"Sister" Ploughsharesp. 199
"Holding On" The Sewanee Reviewp. 206
"Homework" The New Yorkerp. 222
"Taking a Chance on Jack" Mademoisellep. 229
"The Axe, the Axe, the Axe" The Massachusetts Reviewp. 238
"The Seasons" Ploughsharesp. 254
"She Should Have Died Hereafter" The Literary Reviewp. 271
"The Mango Community" The Ontario Reviewp. 282
"The Other" The New Yorkerp. 299
Magazines Consultedp. 315
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ISBN: 9780385194785
ISBN-10: 0385194781
Series: Anchor Literary Library
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 19th August 1985
Publisher: DOUBLEDAY & CO
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.9  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1

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