Prize Stories 1986: The O. Henry Awards

Prize Stories 1986: The O. Henry Awards

by William Abrahams (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385231565
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/12/1986
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Born in 1919, William Abrahams published four successful novels and a number of poems before finding his true calling as an editor. He presided over the O. Henry Awards for more than 30 years starting in 1965. Abrahams also worked as the west coast editor of Atlantic Monthly Press and collaborated on nonfiction books with his partner, Peter Stansky. He passed away in 1998.

Table of Contents

Publisher's Notevii
Introductionix
First Prize: Alice Walker, "Kindred Spirits" Esquire, August 19851
"Pet Milk" The New Yorker, August 13, 198412
"Crazy Ladies" Southern Humanities Review, Spring 198517
"The Comedian" The Atlantic, November 198431
"Offerings" The Georgia Review, Spring 198544
"The Costa Brava, 1959" The Virginia Quarterly Review, Spring 198555
"Uncle George and Uncle Stefan" The Apalachee Quarterly, No. 22, 198570
"Big Bertha Stories" Mother Jones, April 198580
"'I Don't Believe This'" The Atlantic, October 198495
"Resurrection" The Pennsylvania Review, Spring 1985105
"Excerpts from Swan Lake" The Kenyon Review, Spring 1985110
"Molly's Dog" The Ontario Review, Fall/Winter 1984-85118
"Transactions in a Foreign Currency" The New Yorker, January 21, 1985130
"The Garden of Redemption" St. Anthony Messenger, November 1984152
"Dirt Angel" The North American Review, March 1985162
"The Cousins" The Southern Review, Spring 1985175
"The Year of the Hot Jock" Confrontation208
"Kid MacArthur" The New Yorker, December 17, 1984226
Special Award for Continuing Achievement: "Master Race" The Partisan Review245
Magazines Consulted269

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