Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards (Paperback)

By Larry Dark (Editor), Larry Dark (Introduction by)
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An Anchor Original
The 80th anniversary edition of "the nation's most prestigious awards for the short story."--"The Atlantic Monthly"
Established early in the last century as a memorial to O. Henry, throughout its history this annual collection has consistently offered a remarkable sampling of contemporary short stories. Each year stories are chosen from large and small literary magazines and a panel of distinguished writers is enlisted to award the top prizes. The result is a superb collection of twenty inventive, full-bodied stories representing the very best in American and Canadian fiction.

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Praise For…


High praise for Prize Stories 1999:

"Prize Stories is eerier, broodier, chancier, and ultimately more alive to the genre's exhilarating unpredictability [than The Best American Short Stories]."--Entertainment Weekly

"Interesting and unconventional."--Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385498777
ISBN-10: 0385498772
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: January 12th, 1999
Pages: 432
Language: English
Series: Pen / O. Henry Prize Stories