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The Best American short stories, 1998

selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines

by Garrison Keillor

  • 62 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Short stories,
  • American Short stories,
  • American fiction,
  • Canadian fiction

  • About the Edition

    An anthology by various authors on a variety of subjects. Akhil Sharma"s Cosmopolitan is a love affair between an American woman and an Indian immigrant, while Tim Gautreaux"s Welding with Children is on a man caring for his grandchildren.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[edited] by Garrison Keillor with Katrina Kenison ; with an introduction by Garrison Keillor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.S5 B4 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24979824M
    ISBN 100395875153, 0395875145
    ISBN 109780395875155, 9780395875148
    OCLC/WorldCa40146950

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