Twenty Under Thirty

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This collection introduced the voices of a new generation of writers whom Bob Shacochis called "the master storytellers of the 21st century." 20 Under 30 stands as a record of their early efforts, a vital document that reveals why they would soon ascend to the highest ranks in contemporary fiction writing

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Overview

This collection introduced the voices of a new generation of writers whom Bob Shacochis called "the master storytellers of the 21st century." 20 Under 30 stands as a record of their early efforts, a vital document that reveals why they would soon ascend to the highest ranks in contemporary fiction writing

20 Under 30 collects the early work of:
-- David Leavitt -- Lorrie Moore -- Leigh Allison Wilson
-- Mona Simpson -- Susan Minot -- Ann Patchett -- David Updike
-- Kate Wheeler -- Bret Lott -- Emily Listfield -- And many more

New to this Scribner Paperback Fiction edition is a preface by editor Debra Spark, providing a look back at her experience compiling this groundbreaking collection.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780684815145
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 4/8/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 0.67 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 8.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Judgement 1
Shoe 18
The Gittel 26
The Raising 44
A Model Family 63
This Plumber 73
Aliens 81
The Stone Inscription of Caleb Pellor 96
Riding the Whip 113
Teacher 117
Underground Women 127
Summer 139
Amahl and the Night Visitors: A Guide to the Tenor of Love 147
Approximations 165
Natalie Wood's Amazing Eyes 178
Honeymoon 186
Auslander 203
All Little Colored Children Should Play the Harmonica 238
Porcupines and Other Travesties 252
Thanksgiving Day 259
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