Classic Literature The Oxford Book of American Short Stories Editor Joyce Carol Oates 1992 Oxford Press fiction stories American authors

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This is a very good hardcover with dust jacket. 1992 Oxford University Press. This copy is still crisp and clean inside and out. The pages are crisp and clean with no markings seen. The binding is tight and straight. Black hardcover boards with gold lettering under jacket are also very good with barely a hint of shelf wear. The accompanying dust jacket is still clean and shiny with only very light shelf wear corners/edges. Standard octavo book size or 6" x9" with 768 pages.

The Oxford Book of American Short Stories has been edited by Joyce Carol Oates. It is a sweeping survey of American short fiction. 56 tales combine classic works with unexpected gems and important pieces by women and minority writers. Authors include Washington Irving, Herman Melville, Edgar Allen Poe, Kate Chopin, Henry James, Eudora Welty, John Updike, Alice Adams, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Willa Cather, Langston Hughes, William Faulkner and many more.

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