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Ate it Anyway, Allen, Ed
1 Allen, Ed Ate it Anyway
Athens University of Georgia Press 2003 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award. In the limbo bounded by rebellion and resignation, belonging and solitude, Ed Allen's middle-Americans see, to be either freely adrift or uncomfortably vested in an exit strategy wholly inadequate for their circumstances. These sixteen darkly humorous stories guage the tension between what we realy feel and what we outwardly express, what we should do and what we manage to get done. 
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Ice Age, Anderson, Robert
2 Anderson, Robert Ice Age
Athens University of Georgia Press 2000 0820322431 / 9780820322438 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of the author's debut has been SIGNED by Robert Anderson on the title page! Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. The ten stories in this collection lead us across a wide range of settings, from rural Texas to 1930s Spain to a Gulf War hospital. Praise by Library Journal "Dreams, fantasies, eccentric characters, and bizarre situations figure large.Publishers Weekly "This challenging, eclectic debut collection of 10 stories turns the world as we know it inside out." Kirkus Reviews "Brilliantly imaginative debut collection of ten stories.Anderson imagines a multitude of worlds and an unforgettable assortment of people." 
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Ice Age, Anderson, Robert
3 Anderson, Robert Ice Age
Athens University of Georgia Press 2000 0820322431 / 9780820322438 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. The ten stories in this collection lead us across a wide range of settings, from rural Texas to 1930s Spain to a Gulf War hospital. Praise by Library Journal "Dreams, fantasies, eccentric characters, and bizarre situations figure large.Publishers Weekly "This challenging, eclectic debut collection of 10 stories turns the world as we know it inside out." Kirkus Reviews "Brilliantly imaginative debut collection of ten stories.Anderson imagines a multitude of worlds and an unforgettable assortment of people." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Evening News, Ardizzone, Tony
4 Ardizzone, Tony The Evening News
Athens: University of Georgia [1986]. 1986 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. This is a Review Copy with Slip and Publishers' Material laid-in. Tony Ardizzone writes of the moments in our lives that shine, that burn in the dim expanse of memory with the intensity and vivid light of the evening news. The men and women in these stories tend to arrange their days, order their pasts, plan their futures in the light of such moments, finding epiphanies in the glowing memory of a father's laugh or a mother's rpeated story, in a broken date or a rained-out ball game. 
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Curled in the Bed of Love , Brady, Catherine
5 Brady, Catherine Curled in the Bed of Love
Athens University of Georgia Press 2003 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. To read these stories is to feel the incessant tug between devotion and desire that can unmake even the closest couple. All eleven stories are set in the San Francisco Bay Area, and in true Left Coast style, their characters are as resolute in evading middle-class conformity as they are in clinging to their illusions about love.  
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Large Animals in Everyday Life, Brenner, Wendy
6 Brenner, Wendy Large Animals in Everyday Life
Athens, GA Univ of Georgia Press 1996 0820317942 / 9780820317946 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. The eleven stories in Wendy Brenner's debut story collection concern people who are alone or feel themselves to be alone: survivors negotiating between logic and faith who look for mysterious messages and connections in everyday life, those sudden transformations and small miracles that occur in mundane, even absurd settings. 
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Mother Rocket: Stories, Ciresi, Rita
7 Ciresi, Rita Mother Rocket: Stories
Athens, GA Univ of Georgia Pr 1993 0820315087 / 9780820315089 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. "Mother Rocket" is a collection of seven stories peopled with characters who walk the fault line between assured self-knowledge and dangerous self-deception. Whether facing new beginnings or some sort of ending, the characters in these imaginative and intense stories manage to keep their spirits, dreams, and humor miraculously intact despite the reverberations of experience. 
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Survival Rates , Clyde, Mary
8 Clyde, Mary Survival Rates
Athens University of Georgia Press 1999 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. The author's debut collection of stories. The desert Southwest is a constant presence in these stories, populated with frightening javelinas, black widows, coyotes that eat cats, boulders that can crush cars. The characters are pioneers, some of whom share the author's Morman heritage.  
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Living With Snakes, Curley, Daniel
9 Curley, Daniel Living With Snakes
Athens, GA Univ of Georgia Pr 1985 082030767X / 9780820307671 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. In Daniel Curley's stories, passionate rage and cool, clear hatred alter the terms of even the most basic human relationships, etching odd patterns on the surface of the natural world - a man applies the methods of Mata-Hari to the task of keeping track of his ex-wife; the victim of a pickpocket plots psychological revenge on the criminal population of a Mexico City bus line; a spurned lover summons all his strength and courage to liberate a roomful of snakes held captive by his rival. 
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Silent Retreats: Stories by Philip F. Deaver, Deaver, Philip F.
10 Deaver, Philip F. Silent Retreats: Stories by Philip F. Deaver
Athens, GA Univ of Georgia Press 1988 0820309818 / 9780820309811 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Caught in the muddle of modern life, their eyes frozen in a gaze at the middle distance, the characters in "Silent Retreats" search, down roads well-paved by custom or dotted with the absurd, for a means of escape, of refuge, of diversion. 
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The Melancholy of Departure, Depew, Alfred
11 Depew, Alfred The Melancholy of Departure
Athens, GA Univ of Georgia Press 1992 0820314056 / 9780820314051 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
WINNER OF THE FLANNERY O'CONNOR AWARD FOR SHORT FICTION. Filled with sharp dialogue, engaging characters, and offbeat detail, the twelve stories collected in "The Melancholy of Departure" describe an outsider's world of longing, disillusion, and survival, where hope is found in unexpected places and understanding comes from unlikely sources. 
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The Flannery O'Connor Award: Selected Stories , East, Charles (Edited By)
12 East, Charles (Edited By) The Flannery O'Connor Award: Selected Stories
Athens University of Georgia Press 1992 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine 
A tribute to the art of the short story and an anthology of some of today's most exciting writers, this tenth anniversay volume brings together one story from each of the twenty-one winners of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Including some of the most memorable stories published in this country during the last decade, "The Flannery O'Connor Award" is a showcase for the talent and promise that have brought about a resurgence in the short story, as well as testimony to the vitality of the genre. This is a Review Copy with the slip laid-in.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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Rough Translations, Giles, Molly
13 Giles, Molly Rough Translations
Athens, GA University of Georgia Press 1985 0820307440 / 9780820307442 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. Molly Giles writes of the missed connections in life amd the rough translations that we employ when we try to convey, through words and gestures, what we are thinling and what we want from our loved ones. Crease to inside of front jacket accounts for the grading of "near fine." 
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The Quarry: Stories by Harvey Grossinger, Grossinger, Harvey
14 Grossinger, Harvey The Quarry: Stories by Harvey Grossinger
Athens, GA Univ of Georgia Pr 1997 0820318965 / 9780820318967 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. At the heart of this collection of five short stories and the title novella is the powerful interconnection between parents and children, nostalgia and memory, and the collective emotional intimacies and transactions that configure human behavior. 
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The Consequences of Desire, Hathaway, Dennis
15 Hathaway, Dennis The Consequences of Desire
Athens, GA Univ of Georgia Press 1992 0820314757 / 9780820314754 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. The stories collected in "The Consequences of Desire" describe a modern urban society in its extraordinary complexity, its often apparent absence of fixed values, and its resistence to easy understanding. Set mainly in California, these stories portray a world where dreams come into conflict with reality, where perception fills the spave between truth and fiction, logic and emotion, fantasy and disaster. 
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Under The Red Flag, Jin, Ha
16 Jin, Ha Under The Red Flag
Athens University of Georgia Press 1997 0820319392 / 9780820319391 First Edition/First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof (Glossy) Uncorrected Proof (Glossy) Signed by Author
This is a beautiful copy of the Uncorrected Page Proof that has been SIGNED and dated 11/16/99 by Ha Jin on the title page! Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. A small first printing of reportedly only 3,000 copies. The twelve stories in "Under The Red Flag" take place during China's Cultural Revolution. The New York Times Book Review called this work "A compelling collection of stories, powerful in their unity of theme and rich in their diversity of style." Ha Jin went on to win the 1999 National Book Award for "Waiting". 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Under The Red Flag, Jin, Ha
17 Jin, Ha Under The Red Flag
Athens University of Georgia Press 1997 0820319392 / 9780820319391 First Edition/First Printing Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a beautiful copy that has been SIGNED and dated by Ha Jin on the title page! Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. A small first printing of reportedly only 3,000 copies. The twelve stories in "Under The Red Flag" take place during China's Cultural Revolution. The New York Times Book Review called this work "A compelling collection of stories, powerful in their unity of theme and rich in their diversity of style." Ha Jin went on to win the 1999 National Book Award for "Waiting". 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Break Any Woman Down: Stories, Johnson, Dana
18 Johnson, Dana Break Any Woman Down: Stories
Athens, GA Univ of Georgia Press 2001 0820323152 / 9780820323152 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. In "Break Any Woman Down," Dana Johnson explores race, identity, and alienation with unflinching honesty and vibrant language. Hip and seductive, her stories often feature women discovering their identities through sexual and emotional intimacy with the men in their lives. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Edge of Marriage , Kaplan, Hester
19 Kaplan, Hester The Edge of Marriage
Athens University of Georgia Press 1999 First Edition/First Printing Fine  Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. In nine stories of tension-filled choices, difficult awakenings, and ironic twists, characters in "The Edge of Marriage" ride the wavering line between commitments and promises. Full of conflict, betrayal, manipulation, and indecision, these stories portray men and women on the brink of defeat and drastic change.  
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Boys Of Bensonhurst, La Puma, Salvatore
20 La Puma, Salvatore The Boys Of Bensonhurst
Athens, GA University of Georgia Press 1987 0820308919 / 9780820308913 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. "The Boys of Bensonhurst," set in Brooklyn at the eve of World War II, recreates a culture thick with tradition, locked in the eerie power of the Church, and peopled most spectacularly by "guys under their fedoras," mobsters who live and die by a code as strong as religion. 
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