A collection of short stories by 26 of America's most celebrated writers provdies a comprehensive survey of the origin and growth of this literary form. The selections in this volume represent each author working at the very height of his or her powers, producing memorable, brilliant fiction. Each story, too, is illustrative of the growth of the short story form, done to perfection by the writers who left their indelible mark on our national literary heritage.
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Review 1 for Great American Short Stories
Date:September 1, 2009
I am reading this book as a part of my literature for school. I read a new story each week and can't wait to get to Monday to begin a new adventure.