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The Resource The Penguin book of the modern American short story, edited by John Freeman

The Penguin book of the modern American short story, edited by John Freeman

Label
The Penguin book of the modern American short story
Title
The Penguin book of the modern American short story
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Freeman
Title variation
Modern American short story
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A selection of the best and most representative contemporary American short fiction from 1970 to 2020, including such authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, Toni Cade Bambara, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandra Cisneros, and Ted Chiang, hand-selected by celebrated editor and anthologist John Freeman."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1974-
  • 1949-
  • 1977-
  • 1958-
  • 1938-1988,
  • 1969-
  • 1968-
  • 1942-
  • 1964-
  • 1948-
  • 1949-2017,
  • 1947-
  • 1929-2018,
  • 1976-
  • 1972-
  • 1946-
  • 1962-
  • 1981-
  • 1958-
  • 1904-1991,
  • 1933-2004,
  • 1944-
  • 1944-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Freeman, John
  • Allison, Dorothy
  • Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
  • Bambara, Toni Cade,
  • Bass, Rick
  • Berlin, Lucia,
  • Carver, Raymond
  • Chiang, Ted,
  • Cisneros, Sandra,
  • Danticat, Edwidge
  • Davis, Lydia,
  • Díaz, Junot
  • Dybek, Stuart
  • Englander, Nathan,
  • Erdrich, Louise,
  • Everett, Percival,
  • Groff, Lauren,
  • Hemon, Aleksandar
  • Holleran, Andrew,
  • Johnson, Charles
  • Johnson, Denis
  • Kincaid, Jamaica,
  • King, Stephen
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa,
  • Le Guin, Ursula K.
  • Liu, Ken
  • Muñoz, Manuel
  • O'Brien, Tim
  • Otsuka, Julie
  • Paley, Grace,
  • Russell, Karen
  • Saunders, George
  • Singer, Isaac Bashevis
  • Sontag, Susan
  • Walker, Alice
  • Watkins, Claire Vaye,
  • Williams, Joy
  • Wolff, Tobias
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Short stories, American
  • Short stories, American
Target audience
adult
Label
The Penguin book of the modern American short story, edited by John Freeman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The flowers
  • Alice Walker, 1973
  • Girl
  • Jamaica Kincaid, 1978
  • The red covertible
  • Louise Erdrich, 1981
  • The reencounter
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer, 1982
  • Taking care
  • Joy Williams, 1982
  • Introduction
  • Story
  • Lydia Davis, 1983
  • China
  • Charles Johnson, 1984
  • Pet milk
  • Stuart Dybek, 1984
  • The way we live now
  • Susan Sontag, 1986
  • Salvador late or early
  • Sandra Cisneros, 1986
  • by John Freeman -- The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara, 1972
  • The things they carried /
  • Tim O'Brien, 1986
  • River of names
  • Dorothy Allison, 1988
  • Emergency
  • Denis Johnson, 1991
  • Sticks
  • George Saunders, 1994
  • Fiesta, 1980
  • Junot Díaz, 1996
  • A conversation with my father
  • Silence
  • Lucia Berlin, 1998
  • The twenty-seventh man
  • Nathan Englander, 1998
  • Bullet in the brain
  • Tobias Wolff, 1998
  • The hermit's story
  • Rick Bass, 1998
  • A temporary matter
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, 1998
  • Grace Paley, 1972
  • The penthouse
  • Andrew Holleran, 1999
  • The fix
  • Percival Everett, 1999
  • Water child
  • Edwidge Danticat, 2000
  • The American embassy
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 2003
  • The conductor
  • Aleksandar Hemon, 2005
  • The ones who walk away from Omelas
  • St. Lucy's home for girls raised by wolves
  • Karen Russell, 2007
  • The last thing we need
  • Claire Vaye Watkins, 2010
  • The paper menagerie
  • Ken Liu, 2011
  • The dune
  • Stephen King, 2011
  • Diem perdidi
  • Julie Otsuka, 2011
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, 1973
  • The great silence
  • Ted Chiang, 2015
  • The midnight zone
  • Lauren Groff, 2016
  • Anyone can do it
  • Manuel Muñoz, 2019
  • Bicycles, muscles, cigarettes
  • Raymond Carver, 1973
Control code
1192493851
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 480 pages
Isbn
9781984877802
Lccn
2020056441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1192493851
Label
The Penguin book of the modern American short story, edited by John Freeman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The flowers
  • Alice Walker, 1973
  • Girl
  • Jamaica Kincaid, 1978
  • The red covertible
  • Louise Erdrich, 1981
  • The reencounter
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer, 1982
  • Taking care
  • Joy Williams, 1982
  • Introduction
  • Story
  • Lydia Davis, 1983
  • China
  • Charles Johnson, 1984
  • Pet milk
  • Stuart Dybek, 1984
  • The way we live now
  • Susan Sontag, 1986
  • Salvador late or early
  • Sandra Cisneros, 1986
  • by John Freeman -- The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara, 1972
  • The things they carried /
  • Tim O'Brien, 1986
  • River of names
  • Dorothy Allison, 1988
  • Emergency
  • Denis Johnson, 1991
  • Sticks
  • George Saunders, 1994
  • Fiesta, 1980
  • Junot Díaz, 1996
  • A conversation with my father
  • Silence
  • Lucia Berlin, 1998
  • The twenty-seventh man
  • Nathan Englander, 1998
  • Bullet in the brain
  • Tobias Wolff, 1998
  • The hermit's story
  • Rick Bass, 1998
  • A temporary matter
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, 1998
  • Grace Paley, 1972
  • The penthouse
  • Andrew Holleran, 1999
  • The fix
  • Percival Everett, 1999
  • Water child
  • Edwidge Danticat, 2000
  • The American embassy
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 2003
  • The conductor
  • Aleksandar Hemon, 2005
  • The ones who walk away from Omelas
  • St. Lucy's home for girls raised by wolves
  • Karen Russell, 2007
  • The last thing we need
  • Claire Vaye Watkins, 2010
  • The paper menagerie
  • Ken Liu, 2011
  • The dune
  • Stephen King, 2011
  • Diem perdidi
  • Julie Otsuka, 2011
  • Ursula K. Le Guin, 1973
  • The great silence
  • Ted Chiang, 2015
  • The midnight zone
  • Lauren Groff, 2016
  • Anyone can do it
  • Manuel Muñoz, 2019
  • Bicycles, muscles, cigarettes
  • Raymond Carver, 1973
Control code
1192493851
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 480 pages
Isbn
9781984877802
Lccn
2020056441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1192493851

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