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Black American Short Stories (American Century Series)

By: Clarke, John Henrik

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Hill and Wang:

Seller ID: 9780374523541

ISBN: 0374523541

Condition: GOOD


The success of John Henrik Clarke's "American Negro Short Stories, "first published in 1966, affirmed the vitality and importance of black fiction. Now this expanded edition of that best-selling book, with a new title, offers the reader thirty-one stories included in the original--from Charles W. Chesnutt and Paul Laurence Dunbar in the late nineteenth century to the rich and productive work of the Harlem Renaissance: writers like Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and... View more info

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"Step Right Up: Stories of Carnivals, Sideshows, and the Circus"

By: Knaebel, Nathaniel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Carroll & Graf:

Seller ID: 9780786713325

ISBN: 0786713321

Condition: GOOD


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The Best American Short Stories 1997: Selected from U.s. and Canadian Magazines

By: Proulx, Annie

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 9780395798652

ISBN: 0395798655

Condition: GOOD


The preeminent short fiction series since 1915, The Best American Short Stories is the only annual that offers the finest works chosen by a distinguished best-selling guest editor. This year, E. Annie Proulx's selection includes dazzling stories by Tobias Wolff, Donald Hall, Cynthia Ozick, Robert Stone, Junot D'az, and T. C. Boyle as well as an array of stunning new talent. In her introduction, Proulx writes that beyond their strength and vigor, these stories achieve "a ... View more info

Borinquen: An Anthology of Puerto Rican Literature

By: "(Babin & Steiner, Ed.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9DP033

ISBN: 0394710207

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, tanned pages, clean, faint spine curl. Tiny, faint stain on corner of a few pages. Creased covers. Light edgewear. ""The full richness and depth of the Puerto Rican culture through four centuries is revealed in more than one hundred selections from the writings of Puerto Rican poets, patriots, novelists, playwrights, intellectuals, nationalists, and revolutionaries, past and present - and from a magnificent folk heritage dating back to the pre-Columbi... View more info

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Chocolate para el alma de la mujer

By: "Allenbaugh, Kay "

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, FIRESIDE BOOKS: c1987

Edition: (2nd printing)

Seller ID: 04T022

ISBN: 0684870835

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint shelfwear and small mark on first free page. ""77 relatos para nutrir su estiritu y reconfortar su corazon…""" View more info

Ten Korean Short Stories

By: "Anthology (Kevin O'Rourke, trans.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1981

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1990)"

Seller ID: 4-9H014

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for owner's name on first title page. ""two generations of Korean short stories, bringing to life the first faltering steps of an ancient land entering the modern age""" View more info

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100 Jolts - shockingly short stories

By: "Arnzen, Michael A."

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Hyattsville, MD", RAW DOG SCREAMING PR: 2004

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-9T018

ISBN: 0974503126

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! Horror by the author who ""has honed his craft to deliver the highest voltage using the fewest words."" and, in doing so, has won the Bram Stoker and International Horror Guild awards." View more info

The Best of Frederick Brown

By: "Bloch, Robert (Ed.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", 1976

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 95H004

Condition: NEAR FINE/Very Good


"As new except for faint softening of spine ends. DJ is intact and clean but has slight wear to top and bottom edges. ""fantastic collection of 29 of his best works…stories that range from the wryly humorous to the deadly serious, but always with the famous 'Brown twist' that makes each tale unforgettable.""" View more info

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This Side of Reality: Modern Czech Writing

By: "Buchler, Alexandra (Ed.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: London &NY, 1996

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 09T020

ISBN: 1852423781

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""To deal with the random political oppression that has been their lot this century, Czech writers have developed a rich tradition of humour, the absurd and the surreal…This path-breaking anthology spans the last 30 years of Czech history...bring together a rich variety of writers - many of whom are translated into English for the first time..."" 230 pages with stories from 17 authors and short biographies of the authors."... View more info

Big City Stories by Modern American Writers

By: "Cahill, Tom & Susan (Ed.)"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: NY, 1971

Edition: (4th printing)

Seller ID: 03P002

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, slight page yellowing, clean, square. Rubbed edges, light hinge crease, tiny rip (@1/4"") on top edge of front cover. 30 short stories grouped into sections by: Growing Up (Kelley, Heller, Neugeboren, Spatt, Baldwin, Algren, Larner & Jones); Loving (Lomberg, Malamud, Swados, King, Cheever, Michaels & Kerouac); Working (Di Donato, Wright, R, Rechy, Eastlake, Wright, C., McPherson, Walker & Kelley); Dying (Herlihy, Purdy, O'Connor, F. & Coover); and, Lo... View more info

Stories of Life North & South: Selections from the Best Short Stories of Erskine Caldwell

By: "Caldwell, Erskine (Edward Connery Letham, ed.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, 1983

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 01H003

ISBN: 0396081339

Condition: FINE/ Fine DJ


"As new except for small sticker mark inside front cover. Unclipped DJ as new except for faint shelfwear to top and bottom edges. ""Caldwell has long been recognized as a master of the short story...32 of his best short stories written during his most creative period in this literary medium..." View more info

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"Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend's Soul: Celebrating the Friends Who Cheer Us Up, Cheer Us On and Make Our Lives Complete (Chicken Soup for the Soul)"

By: "Canfield, Jack, Hansen, Mark Victor, Donnelly, Mark, Donnelly, Chrissy"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: HCI:

Seller ID: 9780757301544

ISBN: 0757301541

Condition: GOOD


An inspiring and humorous celebration of the special bond of friendship. She championed you through your years wearing braces and you calmed her nerves before her walk down the aisle. She advised you on what to wear to land your perfect job and you taught her how to get her newborn to sleep during a midnight phone call. Together you've dug through your backyard looking for pirate's treasure and dug through bargain bins during shopping outings; you've shared your se... View more info

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit (Chicken Soup for the Soul)

By: "Canfield, Jack, Victor, Mark Hansen"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: HCI:

Seller ID: 9781558742628

ISBN: 155874262X

Condition: GOOD


The Original #1 New York Times Bestseller, more than 8 million copies sold Rediscover the power of inspiration with timeless stories about the everyday miracles that illuminate the best of the human spirit. Whether you're discovering Chicken Soup for the first time or are a long time fan, this volume will inspire you to be a better person, reach for your highest potential, share your love and embrace the world around you. Each carefully selected story in this cl... View more info

Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy

By: "Cerf, Christopher (Ed.)"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, ©1966

Edition: (1st thus

Seller ID: 87T018

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, slight page yellowing, clean, square. Appears unread but cover shows age with wear to edges and corners, creased spine, creased corner and rubbing to back cover. Light pencil marking on Content page. Stories by: Dahl, Seabright, Bradbury, Sturgeon, Gardner, Wyndham, Kornbluth, Gironella, Brust, Styron(Pie in the Sky - 1st publication), Knight, Brown, Simak, Ballard, Davidson, Clarke, Kawalec, Bester, Miller." View more info

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Stories of John Cheever

By: "Cheever, John"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345335678

ISBN: 0345335678

Condition: GOOD


Winner of the 1979 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.THE STORIES OF JOHN CHEEVER live in the community of emotions and dreams. The men and women are creatures of beauty, tragedy and restless privilege. And always they soar from the sadness of life to the older and more elegant realms of light, desire, memory, and love...." Dazzling." THE BOSTON GLOBE View more info

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Forty Stories (Vintage Classics)

By: "Chekhov, Anton"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679733751

ISBN: 0679733752

Condition: GOOD


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Nocturnes

By: "Connolly, John"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Atria:

Seller ID: 9781416534600

ISBN: 1416534601

Condition: very good


Bestselling author John Connolly's first collection of short fiction, "Nocturnes, " now features five additional stories -- never-before published for an American audience -- in a dark, daring, utterly haunting anthology of lost lovers and missing children, predatory demons, and vengeful ghosts. In "The New Daughter," a father comes to suspect that a burial mound on his land hides something very ancient, and very much alive; in "The Underbury Witches," two London detecti... View more info

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Midair: Stories (Contemporary American Fiction)

By: "Conroy, Frank"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140089844

ISBN: 0140089845

Condition: GOOD


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Jobs & Other Preoccupations: Stories

By: "Coshnear, Daniel"

Price: $79.95

Publisher: "Kansas City, KS", 2001

Edition: "(signed, stated 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 3DH002

ISBN: 1884235344

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for tiny shelfwear to corners. Inscribed and signed by author 7-3-03. ""Winner of the 2000 Willa Cather Fiction Prize"". " View more info

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The Umbrella Man and Other Stories Original title: The Great Automatic Grammatizor)

By: "Dahl, Roald"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, 1998

Edition: (1st American edition)

Seller ID: 18H015

ISBN: 0670878545

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Near Fine


"As new except for slight softening of spine ends and corners. Dust jacket has 1/4"" tear on top edge of front cover and 3/4"" tear on top corner of back cover. ""Before Roald Dahl became a master of stories for children, he was a master of adult short stories...These thirteen grab you from the start, hold you fast - and then throw all your expectations out the window... "" First publication under this title. Published under the origin... View more info