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The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Daley, James (Editor)

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Wonderfully wide-ranging and enjoyable, this outstanding collection features short stories by great 19- and 20th-century writers from America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Western Europe.
Included are Hemingway's "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," in which two waiters and a lonely customer in a Spanish cafe confront the concept of nothingness; "A & P," John Updike's most anthologized story and one of his most popular; "Borges and I," typical Jorge Luis Borges -- imaginative, philosophical, and mysterious; as well as short masterpieces by Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, Herman Melville, Thomas Mann, Guy de Maupassant, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, D. H. Lawrence, and ten other great writers.
Prime examples of the classic short story, these enduring literary treasures will be invaluable to students and teachers as well as to anyone who appreciates the finely turned tale.

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St. Vinnie's Books
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The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2006-04-28
Publisher: Dover Publications
Price: $3.45
Seller: Owls Books, Toledo, OH, USA
Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
Condition: Good
The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2006-04-28
Publisher: Dover Publications
Price: $3.45
Seller: Discover Books, Toledo, OH, USA
Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
Condition: Good
 
 
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    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006-04-28
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
    Condition: Good

    Discover Books
    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006-04-28
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Condition: Fair
    Notes: Noticeably used book. Text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Heavy wear to covers and pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

    Discover Books
    Toledo, OH, USA
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    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006-04-28
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Description: Shows some signs of wear from usage. Is no longer bright/shinny. Edge wear from storage and shelving.
    Condition: Very good

    Discover Books
    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006-04-28
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Description: Shows some signs of wear from usage. Is no longer bright/shinny. Edge wear from storage and shelving.
    Condition: Very good

    Discover Books
    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006-04-28
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Condition: Fair
    Notes: Noticeably used book. Text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Heavy wear to covers and pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

    Discover Books
    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Trade paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Condition: Fair
    Notes: The item is very worn but continues to work perfectly. Signs of wear can include aesthetic issues such as scratches, dents, worn and creased covers, and folded page corners. All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing. Pages may include moderate to heavy amount of notes and highlighting, but the text is not obscured or unreadable. May NOT include discs, access code or other supplemental materials.

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    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Description: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
    Condition: Good

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    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Description: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
    Condition: Good

    HPB-Ruby
    Dallas, TX, USA
    $4.99
    The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006
    Publisher: Dover Publications
    Description: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!
    Condition: Good

    HPB-Ruby
    Dallas, TX, USA
    $4.99
 
 

More About The World's Greatest Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) by Daley, James (Editor)
 
 
 
Overview

Wonderfully wide-ranging and enjoyable, this outstanding collection features short stories by great 19- and 20th-century writers from America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Western Europe.
Included are Hemingway's "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," in which two waiters and a lonely customer in a Spanish cafe confront the concept of nothingness; "A & P," John Updike's most anthologized story and one of his most popular; "Borges and I," typical Jorge Luis Borges -- imaginative, philosophical, and mysterious; as well as short masterpieces by Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, Herman Melville, Thomas Mann, Guy de Maupassant, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, D. H. Lawrence, and ten other great writers.
Prime examples of the classic short story, these enduring literary treasures will be invaluable to students and teachers as well as to anyone who appreciates the finely turned tale.

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  • PID: 16206632846
  • ISBN-13: 9780486447162
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Seller: St. Vinnie's Books
    Condition: Acceptable
    Notes: Paperback The item is fairly worn but still readable. Signs of wear include aesthetic issues such as scratches, worn covers, damaged binding. The item may have identifying markings on it or show other signs of previous use. May have page creases, creased spine, bent cover or markings inside. Packed with care, shipped promptly.