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Ate it Anyway

By: Allen, Ed

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4428

Condition: 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. View more info

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Ice Age

By: Anderson, Robert

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3015

ISBN: 0820322431

Condition: Fine


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 ... View more info

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Ice Age

By: Anderson, Robert

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 3017

ISBN: 0820322431

Condition: 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 debu... View more info

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The Evening News

By: Ardizzone, Tony

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Athens: University of Georgia [1986].: 1986

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 3425

Condition: 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 o... View more info

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Curled in the Bed of Love

By: Brady, Catherine

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4429

Condition: 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. View more info

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Large Animals in Everyday Life

By: Brenner, Wendy

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7073

ISBN: 0820317942

Condition: 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. View more info

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Mother Rocket: Stories

By: Ciresi, Rita

Price: $22.00  $19.80

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7082

ISBN: 0820315087

Condition: 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. View more info

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Survival Rates

By: Clyde, Mary

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4570

Condition: 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. View more info

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Living With Snakes

By: Curley, Daniel

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7084

ISBN: 082030767X

Condition: 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 streng... View more info

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Silent Retreats: Stories by Philip F. Deaver

By: Deaver, Philip F.

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7094

ISBN: 0820309818

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Melancholy of Departure

By: Depew, Alfred

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7077

ISBN: 0820314056

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Flannery O'Connor Award: Selected Stories

By: East, Charles (Edited By)

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4801

Condition: 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 w... View more info

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Rough Translations

By: Giles, Molly

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7083

ISBN: 0820307440

Condition: 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." View more info

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The Quarry: Stories by Harvey Grossinger

By: Grossinger, Harvey

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7081

ISBN: 0820318965

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Consequences of Desire

By: Hathaway, Dennis

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7076

ISBN: 0820314757

Condition: 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. View more info

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Under The Red Flag

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $85.00  $76.50

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6145

ISBN: 0820319392

Condition: Fine


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 ... View more info

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Under The Red Flag

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $175.00  $157.50

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6147

ISBN: 0820319392

Condition: Fine


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... View more info

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Break Any Woman Down: Stories

By: Johnson, Dana

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Athens, GA, Univ of Georgia Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7085

ISBN: 0820323152

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Edge of Marriage

By: Kaplan, Hester

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Athens, University of Georgia Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 4573

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Boys Of Bensonhurst

By: La Puma, Salvatore

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Athens, GA, University of Georgia Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 1923

ISBN: 0820308919

Condition: 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. View more info