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THE BEST OF THE BEST: Celebrating Fifty Years of Signet Authors by  Joseph (editor)  Elaine (editor); Pittman - First Edition 1st Printing - 1998 - from Joe Staats, Bookseller and Biblio.com

THE BEST OF THE BEST: Celebrating Fifty Years of Signet Authors

by Koster, Elaine (editor); Pittman, Joseph (editor)

Condition: Fine/Fine


New York, NY, U.S.A.: Signet, 1998. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. THE BEST OF THE BEST is an anthology of original short stories written especially for the occasion of Signet Books' Fiftieth Anniversary and previously unpublished elsewhere. The eighteen authors and their stories are: Lisa Alther, 'Stormy Weather'; Laurence Block, 'Headaches and Bad Dreams'; Larry Collins, 'Baby-Sitting Ingrid'; Jeffrey Deaver, 'Wrong Time, Wrong Place'; E.L. Doctorow, 'Untitled'; Joy Fielding, 'Mother's Day'; Stephen Frey, 'Paranoia'; Eileen Goudge, 'The Price of Tea in China'; Joan Hess, 'Six Shades of Black'; Wendy Hornsby, 'The Naked Giant'; Erica Jong, 'Songs in the Key of I'; Stephen King, 'L.T.'s Theory of Pets'; Tabitha King, 'Djinn and Tonic'; Ed McBain, 'Where or When'; Sharyn McCrumb, 'An Autumn Migration'; Joyce Carol Oates, 'Color Blind'; Nancy Taylor Rosenberg, 'A Place for Nathan'; and Linda Lay Shuler, 'The Unsung Song of Mary Gallagher.' Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. L78


  • Bookseller: Joe Staats, Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 4979
  • Title: THE BEST OF THE BEST: Celebrating Fifty Years of Signet Authors
  • Author: Koster, Elaine (editor); Pittman, Joseph (editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0451193903
  • ISBN 13: 9780451193902
  • Publisher: Signet
  • Place: New York, NY, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 1998
  • Keywords: SHORT STORIES AMERICAN FICTION COLLECTIONS 20TH CENTURY ANTHOLOGIES MULTIPLE AUTHORS Anthologies (multiple authors)
  • Bookseller catalogs: Stories;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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