20: The Best of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize
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BeschreibungTo celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize for short fiction, John Wideman has compiled an anthology featuring stories from each of the past winners.
PortraitJohn Edgar Wideman is the author, most recently, of Hoop Roots.
Pressestimmen"Celebrating twenty years of debuts, 20... is worth celebrating itself."-Dennis Loy Johnson; "One of the finest collections of contemporary short fiction around."-Pittsburgh City Paper; "Rereading these twenty splendid stories was like having a reunion with dear old friends who have done very, very well in life. This is a powerful collection of vivid, varied, and important voices in American fiction."-Chuck Kinder; "[Wideman] notes in his introduction that these short stories have changed his mind about the short-story form; indeed, they may change readers' minds as the book unfolds.... Recommended... with the words from Katherine Vaz's 1997 story 'Fado': 'Hold it for as long as you can, and ask for its blessing.' "-Choice
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF PITTSBURGH PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2003
Seitenanzahl: 360 Seiten