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New stories from the South

New stories from the South

the year"s best, 1988

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Published by Algonguin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, American -- Southern States.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century.,
  • Southern States -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Shannon Ravenel.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsRavenel, Shannon.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23048476M
    ISBN 100912697903, 0912697938


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Now, with guest editors like Gurganus, the series is so popular and well regarded that Ravenel (and Algonquin) must be fairly bursting with regional pride/5(6). (New Stories from the South) by Edward P. Jones (Editor), Allan Gurganus (Contributor), James Lee Burke (Contributor), Allan Gurganus (Contributor).

James Lee Burke (Contributor). Tim Gautreaux (Contributor). George Singleton (Goodreads Author) (Contributor). Holly Goddard Jones /5. Over the past twenty-five years, New Stories from the South has published the work of now well-known writers, including James Lee Burke, Andre Dubus, Barbara Kingsolver, John Sayles, Joshua Ferris, and Abraham Verghese and nurtured the talents of many others, including Larry Brown, Jill McCorkle, Brock Clarke, Lee Smith, and Daniel Wallace/5(7).

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She lives in Chapel Hill, North :   New Stories from the South: In the preface to this pleasing collection of short stories, culled from magazines printed inTony Early fires a shot across the bow. The target: anyone who presumes from the title that what follows is a batch of condescending, stereotypical 5/5.

This year, acclaimed short-story writer ZZ Packer chooses twenty distinctive stories representing the great number of voices and narratives coming out of the South.

Some of the youngest and freshest talents on the literary horizon&#;Bret Anthony Johnston, Kevin Brockmeier, Holly Goddard. For the 15th anniversary of New Stories from the South, Ravenel stirs up a real gumbo of southern writing: authors of all ages—some first-timers, some long familiar to fans of this essential series.

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