Prize Stories 1992

Prize Stories 1992

The O. Henry Awards

Book - 1994
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"Widely regarded as the nation's most prestigious awards for short fiction"-- The Atlantic Monthly

The O. Henry Prize Stories 1992 gathers 20 of the best short stories of the year, selected from thousands published in literary magazines.

Stories include:
Cynthia Ozick "Puttermesser Paired" (first prize)
Lucy Honig "English as a Second Language"
Tom McNeal "What Happened to Tully"
Amy Herrick "Pinocchio's Nose"
Murray Pomerance "Decor"
Joyce Carol Oates "Why Don't You Come Live With Me It's Time"
Mary Michael Wagner "Acts of Kindness"
Yolanda Barnes "Red Lipstick"
David Long "Blue Spruce"
Harriett Doerr "Way Stations"
Perri Klass "Dedication"
Daniel Meltzer "People"
Ken Chowder "With Seth in Tana Toraja"
Alice Adams "The Last Lovely City"
Frances Sherwood "Demiurges"
Antonya Nelson "The Control Group"
Millicent Dillon "Lost in L.A."
Kent Nelson "The Mine from Nicaragua"
Ann Packer "Babies"
Kate Braverman "Tall Tales from the Mekong Delta"

"What readers can put their trust in is the ability of William Abrahams . . . to amass a selection of the finest short stories published in America."-- New York Times Book Review


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