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O. Henry Prize Stories 2008 (Pen / O. Henry Prize Stories)

ISBN13: 9780307280343
ISBN: 0307280349
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $16.0
Publisher: Anchor
Published Date:
Pages: 400
Average Goodreads rating: 3.75/5 (243 ratings)

An annual collection of the twenty best contemporary short stories selected by series editor Laura Furman from hundreds of literary magazines, The O. Henry Prize Stories 2008 is studded with extraordinary settings and characters: a teenager in survivalist Alaska, the seed keeper of a doomed Chinese village, a young woman trying to save her life in a Ukrainian internet caf´┐Ż. Also included are the winning writers' comments on what inspired them, a short essay from each of the three eminent jurors, and an extensive resource list of literary magazines.