Martha Foley

The Best American Short Stories 1973

(This Edition Published)

Main Details
Editor Martha Foley
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Company
Copyright Holder Houghton Mifflin Company
Copyright Holder (Foreword/Preface) Martha Foley
Contributing Writer Donald Barthelme
Contributing Writer Henry Bromell
Contributing Writer John Cheever
Contributing Writer John J. Clayton
Contributing Writer John William Corrington
Contributing Writer Guy Davenport
Contributing Writer William Eastlake
Contributing Writer Alvin Greenberg
Contributing Writer Julie Hayden
Contributing Writer George V. Higgins
Contributing Writer Ward Just
Contributing Writer James S. Kenary
Contributing Writer Wallace E. Knight
Contributing Writer Konstantinos Lardas
Contributing Writer James Alan McPherson
Contributing Writer Bernard Malamud
Contributing Writer Joyce Carol Oates
Contributing Writer Sylvia Plath
Contributing Writer Erik Sandberg-Diment
Contributing Writer David Shetzline
Contributing Writer Tennessee Williams
This Edition Published
Identifying Codes
Other 0973
Impression/Printing No. 1
ISBN 10 0-395-17119-9
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 16-11387
Other 6-85776
Format Hardback
Publication Location Boston, Massachusetts
Page Count 312 pages
Language English
Chapters A City of Churches — Donald Barthelme
The Slightest Distance — Henry Bromell
The Jewels of the Cabots — John Cheever
Cambridge Is Sinking! — John J. Clayton
Old Men Dream Dreams, Young Men See Visions — John William Corrington
Robot — Guy Davenport
The Death of the Sun — William Eastlake
The Real Meaning of the Faust Legend — Alvin Greenberg
In the Words Of — Julie Hayden
The Habits of the Animals: The Progress of the Seasons — George V. Higgins
Burns — Ward Just
Going Home — James S. Kenary
The Way We Went — Wallace E. Knight
The Broken Wings — Konstantinos Lardas
The Silver Bullet — James Alan McPherson
God's Wrath — Bernard Malamud
Silkie — Joyce Carol Oates
Mothers — Sylvia Plath
Come Away, Oh Human Child — Erik Sandberg-Diment
Country of the Painted Freaks — David Shetzline
Happy August the 10th — Tennessee Williams

Biographical Notes

The Yearbook of the American Short Story
Roll of Honor, 1972
Distinctive Short Stories, 1972
Addresses of American and Canadian Magazines Publishing Short Stories
Notes Printed in the United States of America


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