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Title Playboy stories : the best of forty years of short fiction / edited and with an introduction by Alice K. Turner.

Imprint New York : Dutton, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    PLAYBOY    Available
 GDL Central Library Fiction    PLAYBOY    Available
Description viii, 609 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents Black country / Charles Beaumont -- All married women are bad, yes? / Herbert Gold -- A flourish of strumpets / Richard Matheson -- In a season of calm weather / Ray Bradbury -- Just like the girl / James Jones -- A fine son / Roald Dahl -- A great voice stilled / Shirley Jackson -- The killer in the TV set / Bruce Jay Friedman -- Brother Endicott / James Thurber -- Naked nude / Bernard Malamud -- An actor's life for me / Philip Roth -- Good blonde / Jack Kerouac -- The manchild / James Baldwin -- Where all things wise and fair descend / Irwin Shaw -- The yellow room / John Cheever -- I am dying, Egypt, dying / John Updike -- Saul Bird says, relate! communicate! liberate! / Joyce Carol Oates -- The handsomest drowned man in the world / Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- The dashing fellow / Vladimir Nabokov -- The last carrousel / Nelson Algren -- The conservationist / Nadine Gordimer -- Brennbar's rant / John Irving -- Asking for it / John Collier -- Trial of the warlock / Norman Mailer -- The other / Jorge Luis Borges -- A party in Miami Beach / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- White lies / Paul Theroux -- May I have some marmalade, please? / Sean O'Faolain -- Anna / Andre Dubus -- My mistress / Laurie Colwin -- Like a leaf / Thomas McGuane -- Julius Caesar and the werewolf / John Gardner -- Easy in the islands / Bob Shacochis -- The middleman / Bharati Mukherjee -- Yossarian survives / Joseph Heller -- Modern love / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- Lucky Pierre in the doctor's office / Robert Coover -- Unlocking the air / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Kwoon / Charles Johnson -- The second bakery attack / Haruki Murakami -- How it ended / Jay McInerney.
Subject Short stories, American.
American fiction -- 20th century.
Added Author Turner, Alice K.
Beaumont, Charles, 1929-1967. Black country.
Gold, Herbert, 1924- All married women are bad, yes?
Matheson, Richard, 1926- Flourish of strumpets.
Bradbury, Ray, 1920- In a season of calm weather.
Jones, James, 1921-1977. Just like the girl.
Dahl, Roald. Fine son.
Jackson, Shirley, 1916-1965. Great voice stilled.
Friedman, Bruce Jay, 1930- Killer in the TV set.
Thurber, James, 1894-1961. Brother Endicott.
Malamud, Bernard. Naked nude.
Roth, Philip. Actor's life for me.
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969. Good blonde.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987- Manchild.
Shaw, Irwin, 1913- Where all things wise and fair descend.
Cheever, John. Yellow room.
Updike, John. I am dying, Egypt, dying.
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Saul bird says: relate! communicate! liberate!
García Márquez, Gabriel, 1928- Handsomest drowned man in the world.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Dashing fellow.
Algren, Nelson, 1909- Last carrousel.
Gordimer, Nadine. Conservationist.
Irving, John. Brennbar's rant.
Collier, John. Asking for it.
Mailer, Norman. Trial of the warlock.
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899- Other.
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991- Party in Miami Beach.
Theroux, Paul. White lies.
O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900- May I have some marmalade, please?
Dubus, Andre, 1936-1999- Anna.
Colwin, Laurie. My mistress.
McGuane, Thomas. Like a leaf.
Gardner, John. Julius Caesar and the Werewolf.
Shacochis, Bob. Easy in the islands.
Mukherjee, Bharati. Middleman.
Heller, Joseph. Yossarian survives.
Boyle, T. Coraghessan. Modern love.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- Unlocking the air.
Murakami, Haruki, 1949- Second barkery attack.
Coover, Robert. Lucky Pierre in the doctor's office.
Johnson, Charles. Kwoon.
McInerney, Jay. How it ended.
Murakami, Haruki, 1949- Second bakery attack.
ISBN 0525937358 : 24.95

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