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Prize Stories 1985

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Prize Stories 1985

The O. Henry Awards

By William Abrahams (Editor)

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385194785, 336pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 1985

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Widely regarded as the nation's most prestigious awards for short fiction. The Atlantic Monthly
The O. Henry Prize Stories 1985 gathers 21 of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines.
Stories include:
Jane Smiley Lily (first prize, jointly awarded)
Stuart Dybek Hot Ice (first prize, jointly awarded)
Ann Beattie In the White Night
Helen Norris The Quarry
Susan Minot Lust
Claude Koch Bread and Butter Questions
Wright Morris Glimpse into Another Country
Louise Erdrich Saint Marie
R. C. Hamilton Da Vinci Is Dead
Joseph McElroy Daughter of the Revolution
Steve Heller The Crow Woman
Ward Just About Boston
Tobias Wolff Sister
Gloria Norris Holding On
Peter Cameron Homework
Ilene Raymond Taking a Chance on Jack
Eric Wilson The Axe, the Axe, the Axe
Joyce Carol Oates The Seasons
Rolaine Hochstein She Should Have Died Hereafter
Josephine Jacobsen The Mango Community
John Updike The Other

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