The Ecco anthology of contemporary American short fiction / selected by Joyce Carol Oates and Christopher R. Beha.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Review: "Edited by Joyce Carol Oates and Christopher R. Beha, this volume provides an important overview of the contemporary short story and a selection of the very best that American short fiction has to offer."--Jacket.
    • Content Notes:
      The toughest Indian in the world / Sherman Alexie -- Lobster night / Russell Banks -- The hermit's story / Rick Bass -- 1-900 / Richard Bausch -- Poor devil / Charles Baxter -- Lavande / Ann Beattie -- Off / Aimee Bender -- Mercy / Pinckney Benedict -- The love of my life / T.C. Boyle -- The Identity Club / Richard Burgin -- Son of the wolfman / Michael Chabon -- Night women / Edwidge Danticat -- Television / Lydia Davis -- Aurora / Junot Díaz -- A house on the Plains / E.L. Doctorow -- Death of the right fielder / Stuart Dybek -- The girl who left her sock on the floor / Deborah Eisenberg -- Disaster stamps of Pluto / Louise Erdrich -- Reunion / Richard Ford -- Rêve haitien / Ben Fountain -- The girl on the plane / Mary Gaitskill -- The paperhanger / William Gay -- City visit / Adam Haslett -- To those of you who missed your connecting flights out of O'Hare / Amy Hempel -- Emergency / Denis Johnson -- Double exposure / Greg Johnson -- Old boys, old girls / Edward P. Jones -- Adina, astrid, chipewee, jasmine / Matthew Klam -- Baboons / Sheila Kohler -- Once in a lifetime / Jhumpa Lahiri -- Some terpsichore / Elizabeth McCracken -- Cowboy / Thomas McGuane -- Sault Ste. Marie / David Means -- Ranch girl / Maile Meloy -- The new automaton theater / Steven Millhauser -- Paper losses / Lorrie Moore -- Stitches / Antonya Nelson -- Landfill / Joyce Carol Oates -- On the Rainy River / Tim O'Brien -- Escort / Chuck Palahniuk -- People in hell just want a drink of water / Annie Proulx -- The red bow / George Saunders -- Leslie and Sam / Douglas Unger -- The brown chest / John Updike -- Incarnations of burned children / David Foster Wallace -- Cinnamon skin / Edmund White -- Who invented the jump shot / John Edgar Wideman -- Bullet in the brain / Tobias Wolff.
    • Other Titles:
      Contemporary American short fiction.
    • ISBN:
      9780061661587
      0061661589
    • Accession Number:
      2008036467
    • Accession Number:
      ocn244481669
      244481669
    • Accession Number:
      lcc.ocn244481669