THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES, 1997.
Edition: First printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin. (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by TWO contributors: Karen Bender at her story "Eternal Love" and T. C. Boyle at "Killing Babies." Other contributors include Ha Jin, Robert Stone, Jonathan Franzen, Junot Diaz, Jeffrey Eugenides and more. Included are notes on each contributor and a brief commentary by each one on the genesis of that particular short story. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-395-798663.
Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a good dust jacket (sunning to the spine of the dj, small peeled spot at base of spine of dj.)