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Title Sudden fiction international : sixty short-short stories / edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas ; introduction by Charles Baxter.
Publication New York : Norton, [1989]
Copyright date ©1989
Edition First edition.
Description 342 pages ; 21 cm
Call # FIC S
Summary Gathers stories by Julio Cortazar, Margaret Atwood, Colette, Heinrich Boil, Jorge Luis Borges, Doris Lessing, and Isak Dinesen.
Contents The falling girl / Dino Buzzati -- Death of the right fielder / Stuart Dybek -- Blackberries / Leslie Norris -- Don't you blame anyone / Julio Cortaźar -- On hope / Spencer Holst -- Happy endings / Margaret Atwood -- The grasshopper and the bell cricket / Yasunari Kawabata -- Girl / Jamaica Kincaid -- The other wife / Collette -- La Volpaia / Mark Helprin -- An insolvable problem of genetics / Josef Sǩvorecky ́-- House opposite / R.K. Narayan -- Love, Your Only Mother / David Michael Kaplan -- The laughter / Heinrich Böll -- August 25, 1983 / Jorge Luis Borges -- the elephant / Slawomir Mrozėk -- Homage for Isaac Babel / Doris Lessing -- One of these days / Gabriel Garciá Maŕquez -- Welcoming the board of directors / Peter Handke -- The boy / Joyce Carol Oates -- The weather in San Francisco / Richard Brautigan -- Blue / David Brooks -- The grass-eaters / Krishnan Varma -- Preparations / Kenneth Bernard -- At the river / Patricia Grace -- The blue jar / Isak Dinesen -- Gregory / Panos Ioannides -- Iguana hunting / Hernań Lara Zavala -- Disappearing / Monica Wood -- A lover's ear / Yuan Ch'iung-ch'iung -- By the creek / Barry Yourgrau -- The book / Rodrigo Rey Rosa -- Facing the light / Talat Abbasi -- Lost keys / Paul Milenski -- Arrest me / Denis Hirson -- Orion / Jeanette Winterson -- The verb "to kill" / Luisa Valenzuela -- All at one point / Italo Calvino -- Bigfoot stole my wife / Ron Carlson -- Mr. and Mrs. Martins / Edla van Steen -- Di Grasso / Isaac Babel -- the street-sweeping show / Feng Jicai -- Courtly vision / Bharati Mukherjee -- The model / Bernard Malamud -- Terminal / Nadine Gordimer -- Emilie plead choose one egg / Paule ́Bartoń -- There's a man in the habit of hitting me on the head with an umbrella / Fernano Sorrentino -- Family Album / Siv Cedering -- The last days of a famous mime / Peter Carey -- The shoe breaker / Daniel Boulanger -- Katya / Sergei Dovlatov -- Looking for a rain god / Bessie Head -- The school / Donald Barthelme / The fifth story / Clarice Lispector -- Tancredi / Barbara Alberti -- Las Papas / Julio Ortega -- The black dog / J. Bernlef -- Snow / Ann Beattie -- The explosion in the parlor / Bai Xiao-yi.
Subject Flash fiction.
Flash fiction -- Translations into English.
Flash fiction. (OCoLC)fst01920534
Genre Flash fiction. (OCoLC)fst01922440
Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Flash fiction.
Addl. Author Shapard, Robert, 1942-
Thomas, James, 1946-
Alt Title Sixty short-short stories
60 short-short stories
ISBN 0393306135 (pbk.) :
9780393306132 (pbk.) :
039302718X (pbk.)
9780393027181 (pbk.)

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