The Resource The Editors' choice : new American stories, compiled by George E. Murphy, Jr

The Editors' choice : new American stories, compiled by George E. Murphy, Jr

Label
The Editors' choice : new American stories
Title
The Editors' choice
Title remainder
new American stories
Statement of responsibility
compiled by George E. Murphy, Jr
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The best for 1984. An outstanding collection of short stories chosen by the magazine editors who published them first."
Cataloging source
NLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.S5
LC item number
E34 1985
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Murphy, George E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
  • Nouvelles américaines
  • Roman américain
  • American fiction
  • Short stories, American
Label
The Editors' choice : new American stories, compiled by George E. Murphy, Jr
Link
https://archive.org/details/editorschoice00geor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Annual
  • Published simultaneously in the United States and Canada
  • "A Bantam/Wampeter Press book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Alaska / Alice Adams -- When it happens / Margaret Atwood -- Frank & Billy / Laurie Colwin -- Winter kill / Richard Ford -- Recourse / Tess Gallagher -- Self-defense / Molly Giles -- Safe / Mary Gordon -- In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried / Amy Hempel -- Inexorable progress / Mary Hood -- Counting months / David Leavitt -- Like a leaf / Thomas McGuane -- Tough as a man / Beth Nugent -- A new life / Janet Beeler Shaw -- Crystal River / Charlie Smith -- Teenage wasteland / Anne Tyler -- Land fishers / Robley Wilson, Jr. -- Desert breakdown 1968 / Tobias Wolff -- Woe to live on / Daniel Woodrell -- v. 2. Two-head Fred and tree-foot Frieda / Robert William Antoni -- The salt garden / Margaret Atwood -- The "New Yorker" story / Martha Bayles -- Monologue of the movie mogul / Michael Covino -- Land where my fathers died / Andre Dubus -- Saving the dead / Kurt Duecker -- Fire ants / Gerald Duff -- All set about with fever trees / Pam Durban -- Julius Caesar and the werewolf / John Gardner -- Here comes the sun / Janette Turner Hospital -- The quickening / Lisa Interollo -- Harmony / Janet Kauffman -- The rise, fall, and redemption of Mooski Toffski Offski / James Howard Kunstler -- City of boys / Beth Nugent -- Taking a chance on Jack / Ilene Raymond -- Redemption songs / Bob Shacochis -- The small things that save us / Brent Spencer -- The sacking of Miss Plimsoll / Trevanian -- Turning out / Gayle Whittier -- v. 3. Time and fear and somehow love / Lee K. Abbott -- Secrets men keep / Linsey Abrams -- Zero DB / Madison Smartt Bell -- The hat / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- At the hop / Ron Carlson -- A lesson in traveling light / Deborah Eisenberg -- The leper / Tess Gallagher -- The perfect stone / Ellen Gilchrist -- Death of a nation / Ernst Havemann -- Big Dog / Norman Lavers -- Exits / Paul Leslie -- How Esco Mize got religion / James McCulla -- Easy in the islands / Bob Shacochis -- The old man tells his story and gets it wrong / Richard Spilman -- Ice / Marian Thurm -- Safe / Ellen Wilbur -- Health / Joy Williams -- Soldier's joy / Tobias Wolff -- v. 4. Inside dope / Gail Galloway Adams -- The whirlpool rapids / Margaret Atwood -- My mother's memoirs, my father's lie, and other true stories / Russell Banks -- Surprised by joy / Charles Baxter -- The scientic method / Robert Cohen -- The dancing party / Mary Gordon -- In the air, over our heads / Amy Herrick -- The Dominican season / Janette Turner Hospital -- Trouble people / Sara Lewis -- Country things / Todd Lieber -- My mother's clothes: the school of beauty and shame / Richard McCann -- A man in Louisiana / Thomas McGuane -- Inventing the Abbotts / Sue Miller -- The middle man / Bharati Mukherjee -- The things they carried / Tim O'Brien -- Underground / Rachel Pastan -- Migrants / Elizabeth Tallent -- Massé / Leigh Allison Wilson
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9780553051162
Lccn
84024157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)28022078
Label
The Editors' choice : new American stories, compiled by George E. Murphy, Jr
Link
https://archive.org/details/editorschoice00geor
Publication
Note
  • Annual
  • Published simultaneously in the United States and Canada
  • "A Bantam/Wampeter Press book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Alaska / Alice Adams -- When it happens / Margaret Atwood -- Frank & Billy / Laurie Colwin -- Winter kill / Richard Ford -- Recourse / Tess Gallagher -- Self-defense / Molly Giles -- Safe / Mary Gordon -- In the cemetery where Al Jolson is buried / Amy Hempel -- Inexorable progress / Mary Hood -- Counting months / David Leavitt -- Like a leaf / Thomas McGuane -- Tough as a man / Beth Nugent -- A new life / Janet Beeler Shaw -- Crystal River / Charlie Smith -- Teenage wasteland / Anne Tyler -- Land fishers / Robley Wilson, Jr. -- Desert breakdown 1968 / Tobias Wolff -- Woe to live on / Daniel Woodrell -- v. 2. Two-head Fred and tree-foot Frieda / Robert William Antoni -- The salt garden / Margaret Atwood -- The "New Yorker" story / Martha Bayles -- Monologue of the movie mogul / Michael Covino -- Land where my fathers died / Andre Dubus -- Saving the dead / Kurt Duecker -- Fire ants / Gerald Duff -- All set about with fever trees / Pam Durban -- Julius Caesar and the werewolf / John Gardner -- Here comes the sun / Janette Turner Hospital -- The quickening / Lisa Interollo -- Harmony / Janet Kauffman -- The rise, fall, and redemption of Mooski Toffski Offski / James Howard Kunstler -- City of boys / Beth Nugent -- Taking a chance on Jack / Ilene Raymond -- Redemption songs / Bob Shacochis -- The small things that save us / Brent Spencer -- The sacking of Miss Plimsoll / Trevanian -- Turning out / Gayle Whittier -- v. 3. Time and fear and somehow love / Lee K. Abbott -- Secrets men keep / Linsey Abrams -- Zero DB / Madison Smartt Bell -- The hat / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- At the hop / Ron Carlson -- A lesson in traveling light / Deborah Eisenberg -- The leper / Tess Gallagher -- The perfect stone / Ellen Gilchrist -- Death of a nation / Ernst Havemann -- Big Dog / Norman Lavers -- Exits / Paul Leslie -- How Esco Mize got religion / James McCulla -- Easy in the islands / Bob Shacochis -- The old man tells his story and gets it wrong / Richard Spilman -- Ice / Marian Thurm -- Safe / Ellen Wilbur -- Health / Joy Williams -- Soldier's joy / Tobias Wolff -- v. 4. Inside dope / Gail Galloway Adams -- The whirlpool rapids / Margaret Atwood -- My mother's memoirs, my father's lie, and other true stories / Russell Banks -- Surprised by joy / Charles Baxter -- The scientic method / Robert Cohen -- The dancing party / Mary Gordon -- In the air, over our heads / Amy Herrick -- The Dominican season / Janette Turner Hospital -- Trouble people / Sara Lewis -- Country things / Todd Lieber -- My mother's clothes: the school of beauty and shame / Richard McCann -- A man in Louisiana / Thomas McGuane -- Inventing the Abbotts / Sue Miller -- The middle man / Bharati Mukherjee -- The things they carried / Tim O'Brien -- Underground / Rachel Pastan -- Migrants / Elizabeth Tallent -- Massé / Leigh Allison Wilson
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9780553051162
Lccn
84024157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)28022078

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