The Best American Short Stories 2009 by Alice Sebold

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This year’s edition of the well-known anthology engages the world...As worthwhile as ever—any reader will discover some new favorites here.
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Edited by critically acclaimed, best-selling author Alice Sebold, the stories in this year's collection serve as a provacative literary "antenna for what is going on in the world" (Chicago Tribune). The collection boasts great variety from "famous to first-timers, sifted from major magazines and little reviews, grand and little worlds" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch), ensuring yet another rewarding, eduring edition of the oldest and best-selling Best American.

 

About Alice Sebold

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Alice Sebold is the bestselling author of the novels The Almost Moon and The Lovely Bones, and the memoir Lucky. She lives in California with her husband, the novelist Glen David Gold. The film adaptation of The Lovely Bones, directed by Peter Jackson, is scheduled for release in 2009.Heidi Pitlor is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin. Her fiction has been published in Ploughshares, and she is the author of the novel The Birthdays.  
 
Published October 8, 2009 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 368 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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This year’s edition of the well-known anthology engages the world...As worthwhile as ever—any reader will discover some new favorites here.

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