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Prize Stories 1987: The O'Henry Awards

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Established in 1918 as a memorial to that master of the genre, O. Henry, Prize Stories has long been recognized as the premier forum for the contemporary story. The 1987 volume carries forth the time-honored tradition in 20 selections as original and varied as the current trends in short fiction.
Paperback, 340 pages
Published August 18th 1987 by Anchor (first published 1987)
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Erdrich "Fleur": I think this is the third story by Erdrich I've read and I've liked them all, although I thought this one wasn't quite as good as the story in the 2002 volume of this series.

Johnson "The Children's Wing": A nice enough story and decently written. I didn't really like the last few lines of the story.

Boswell "The Darkness of Love": Interesting story. Well written. One interesting point though was that the story was about a black family, and the main character is a black cop. Somet
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