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7 edition of Prize stories of the seventies found in the catalog.

Prize stories of the seventies

from the O. Henry Awards

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, American.,
    • American fiction -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Selections from Prize stories, 1970-1979.

      Other titlesPrize stories.
      Statementselected and with an introd. by William Abrahams.
      ContributionsAbrahams, William Miller, 1919-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS648.S5 P74
      The Physical Object
      Pagination404 p. ;
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4107979M
      ISBN 100385171587
      LC Control Number80022790

      WINNER of the Ernest Scott Prize for History. Shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction. Australian Book Review's Books of the Year (read more here). In homosexuality was illegal, God Save the Queen was our national anthem and women pretended to be married to access the pill. By the end of the decade conscription was . The Defining Science Fiction Books of the s. After the counter-culture self-destructed at Altamont, The Beatles broke up, and the baby boomers left college and joined the real world, the s was a time of sobering up, Future Shock, recessions, The Limits of .

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        Clout: First black woman to win a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award. Best known for her novel The Color Purple, for which she won a Pulitzer Prize . A children's book series is a set of fiction books, with a connected story line, written for children. Series Author Publication range The Secrets of Droon: Tony Abbott: – Animorphs: K. A. Applegate: Fluffy Little Kitten: Robert Bassett − Beverly Gray: Clair Blank: –


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