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PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2009

ISBN13: 9780307280350
ISBN: 0307280357
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $15.0
Publisher: Anchor
Published Date:
Pages: 464
Average Goodreads rating: 3.80/5 (239 ratings)

A collection of the twenty best contemporary short stories selected by series editor Laura Furman from hundreds of literary magazines, The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories 2009 features unforgettable tales in settings as diverse as post-war Vietnam, a luxurious seaside development in Cape Town, an Egyptian desert village, and a permanently darkened New York City. Also included are essays from the eminent jurors on their favorite stories, observations from the winners on what inspired them, and an extensive resource list of magazines.