Prize Stories, the Best of 1998: The O. Henry Awards (Paperback)

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By Larry Dark (Editor)
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Established in 1918 as a memorial to O. Henry, this annual literary tradition has presented a remarkable offering of stories over its seventy-seven-year history. O. Henry first-prize winners have included Dorothy Parker, William Faulkner, Truman Capote, John Cheever, John Updike, and Cynthia Ozick, as well as some lesser-known writers such as Alison Baker and Cornelia Nixon. Many talented writers who were unknown when first chosen for an O. Henry Award later went on to become seminal voices of contemporary American fiction. Representative of the very best in contemporary American fiction, these are varied, full-bodied fictional creations brimming with life--proof of the continuing strength and variety of the American short story.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385489584
ISBN-10: 0385489587
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: September 14th, 1998
Pages: 468
Language: English
Series: Pen / O. Henry Prize Stories