The Best American Short Stories 2012

by Heidi Pitlor and Tom Perrotta

The Best American Short Stories 2012

Paperback, 356 pages, Mariner Books, List Price: $14.95 | purchase

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Heidi Pitlor and Tom Perrotta

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Book Summary

Tom Perrotta, author of Election and The Leftovers, curates a collection of 2012's best short fiction.

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