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The Best American Short Stories 2017

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Informationen zum Autor MEG WOLITZER is the New York Times best-selling author of The Interestings, The Uncoupling, The Ten-Year Nap, The Position, The Wife, and Sleepwalking. She is also the author of the young adult novel Belzhar. Wolitzer lives in New York City. Klappentext Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction. "If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn't go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and then wait for the outcome," writes Meg Wolitzer in her introduction. The Best American Short Stories 2017 casts a vote for and celebrates all that is our country. Here you'll find a man with a boyfriend and a girlfriend, naval officers trapped on a submarine, a contestant on America's Funniest Home Videos, and a gay man desperate to be a father-unforgettable characters waiting for an outcome, burning with stories to tell.The Best American Short Stories 2017 includes T. C. BOYLE • JAI CHAKRABARTI • EMMA CLINE • DANIELLE EVANS • LAUREN GROFF • ERIC PUCHNER • JIM SHEPARD • CURTIS SITTENFELD • JESS WALTERand others Zusammenfassung Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction. “If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and then wait for the outcome,” writes Meg Wolitzer in her introduction. The Best American Short Stories 2017 casts a vote for and celebrates all that is our country. Here you’ll find a man with a boyfriend and a girlfriend, naval officers trapped on a submarine, a contestant on America’s Funniest Home Videos, and a gay man desperate to be a father—unforgettable characters waiting for an outcome, burning with stories to tell. The Best American Short Stories 2017 includes   T. C. BOYLE • JAI CHAKRABARTI • EMMA CLINE • DANIELLE EVANS • LAUREN GROFF • ERIC PUCHNER • JIM SHEPARD • CURTIS SITTENFELD • JESS WALTER and others ...

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MEG WOLITZER is the New York Times best-selling author of The Interestings, The Uncoupling, The Ten-Year Nap, The Position, The Wife, and Sleepwalking. She is also the author of the young adult novel Belzhar. Wolitzer lives in New York City.HEIDI PITLOR is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and has been the series editor for The Best American Short Stories since 2007. She is the author of the novels The Birthdays and The Daylight Marriage.

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Authors Heidi Pitlor, Meg Wolitzer
Assisted by Pitlor (Editor), Pitlor (Editor), Heidi Pitlor (Editor), Me Wolitzer (Editor), Meg Wolitzer (Editor)
Publisher Mariner Books
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 31.10.2017
 
EAN 9780544582903
ISBN 978-0-544-58290-3
No. of pages 303
Dimensions 138 mm x 210 mm x 20 mm
Series The Best American Series
The Best American Series
Best American
The Best American Series ®
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature
Fiction > Narrative literature > Contemporary literature (from 1945)

LITERARY COLLECTIONS: American / General, FICTION: Anthologies (multiple authors), LITERATURE: SHORT STORIES, COMPOSITION & WRITING: READERS AND ANTHOLOGIES

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