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Title The O. Henry prize stories. 2005 / edited and with an introduction by Laura Furman.

Imprint New York : Anchor Books, ©2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  808.3 PRIZE 2005    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  O. HENRY    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  813.08 OH2 2005    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 398 pages ; 21 cm
Note "As of this collection, the O. Henry Prize Stories will be published in January rather than October. The present collection was chosen from stories published in 2003. The next collection, The O. Henry Stories 2006, will be selected from stories published in 2004--T.p. verso.
Jurors: Cristina Barcia, Ann Patchett, Richard Russo.
Contents Mudlavia / Elizabeth Stuckey-French -- The brief history of the dead / Kevin Brockmeier -- The golden era of heartbreak / Michael Parker -- The hurt man / Wendell Berry -- The Tutor / Nell Freudenberger -- Fantasy for eleven fingers / ben Fountain -- The high divide / Charles D'Ambrosio -- Desolation / Gail Jones -- A Rich man / Edward P. Jones -- Dues / Dale Peck -- Speckle trout / Ron Rash -- Sphinxes / Timothy Crouse -- Grace / Paula Fox -- Snowbound / Liza Ward -- Tea / Nancy Reisman -- Christie / Caitlin Macy -- Refuge in London / Ruth Prawer Jhabvala -- The drowned woman / Frances de Pontes Peebles -- The card trick / Tessa Hadley -- What you pawn I will redeem / Sherman Alexie -- Reading the O. Henry Prize Stories 2005 -- Writing the O. Henry Prize Stories 2005.
Summary Presents twenty O. Henry Prize-winning short stories, including works by Wendell Berry, Caitlin Macy, and Sherman Alexie, and includes comments by the authors and the volume's story jurors.
Awards O. Henry Memorial Award, 2005.
Subject Short stories, American.
United States -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Short stories, American. (OCoLC)fst01117064
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Short stories. (OCoLC)fst01726740
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Short stories.
Short stories.
Added Author Furman, Laura.
ISBN 1400076544 (pbk.)
9781400076543 (pbk.)
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