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“The Apple Tree” ... “The Mill Pond” ... “As Fate Would Have It” ... “Bar Joke, Arizona” ... “Point 121” ... “The Egg” ... “The Girlfriend Game” ... “Going to Meet the Man” ... “Previous Condition ” ... “The Behavior of the Hawkweeds” ... “Lost in the Funhouse” ... “Views of My Father Weeping” ... “The New South: Writing the Newsweek Short Story” ... “Whatever Happened to DB Cooper” ... “Horace and Margaret's Fifty-second” ... “ Buddy's Body” ... “The Rememberer” ... “How To Be a Real Ballerina” ... “Sometimes You Break Their Hearts, Sometimes They Break Yours” ... “Four Days in Dixie” ... “The Need” ... “The Old Mechanic” ... “Found” ... “Imperial Chrysanthemum” ... “The Fog Horn” ... “A Short Story about Contemporary Life in California” ... “The Ceiling” ... “Waiting for the Ladies” ... “Rodent Sounds” ... “The Inventor, 1972” ... “A Christmas Memory” ... “Preacher's Legend” ... “Glory Goes and Gets Some” ... “Cathedral” ... “Passengers, Remain Calm” ... “Apple Snow Alone” ... “The Country Husband” ... “The Swimmer” ... “The Bus To St. James's” ... “Reunion” ... “Understand” ... “The Apology” ... “We’re in Trouble” ... “Man at Wall, Attempting A Certain Chore” ... “The Beau Monde of Mrs. Bridge” ... “Going For a Beer” ... “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” ... “Rosaleen, If You Know What I Mean” ... “Dar. War is a Voice on the Phone” ... “Jackpot (II)” ... “Tatlin!” ... “Once a Very Stupid Man” ... “The Fish” ... “Human Moments in World War III” ... “The Drowning” ... “Goodbye to All That” ... “14 Stories” ... “The Caretaker” ... “The Woman at the Tree” ... “Not Here to Fake Friends” ... “Tosca” ... “The Limbs of Osiris” ... “Mermaids” ... “The Guest” ... “Winter Haven, Florida, 1984” ... “Battle Royal” ... “Furry White Noise” ... “Cats with Pitiful Mystiques” ... “The Red Convertible” ... “Head Meld” ... “Afraid of the Dark” ... “Barn Burning” ... “Space Man” ... “Canal Street” ... “The Girl on the Plane” ... “The Return of a Private” ... “Illuminati” ... “Bewildered Decisions in Times of Mercantile Terror” ... “North Country” ... “The Paperhanger” ... “I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down” ... “Betty and Veronica” ... “The Monkey Handler” ... “Death in Miami Beach” ... “All of Me” ... “Cash to a Killing” ... “I Am a Souvenir” ... “Seventeen Different Ways to Get a Load of That” ... “What the Matter Is” ... “Get Some Young” ... “Scandale D'Estime” ... “A Creature in the Bay of St. Louis” ... “Love Too Long” ... “Quotient” ... “Peacekeeper” ... “Fort Apache” ... “Cross-Country Snow” ... “The Harvest” ... “The Most Girl Part of You” ... “In a Tub” ... “In the Cemetery where Al Jolson is Buried” ... “My Weight” ... “Sir Karl LaFong or Current Resident” ... “Do Not Disturb” ... “Jim Train” ... “The Redfish” ... “At the Zoo” ... “Circulation” ... “Urban Planning: Case Study Number One” ... “The City in the Light of Moths” ... “Radioactive Red Caps” ... “Slave on the Block” ... “Brenda's Kid” ... “That Baby” ... “The Eatonville Anthology” ... “Mr. Morning” ... “Rubiaux Rising” ... “Emergency” ... “Hurricane with Neon-Colored Rocks” ... “Cold Snap” ... “The Temp” ... “Tales of the Wing” ... “OIF” ... “After Action Report” ... “An Arrangement of Light” ... “Something in My Eye” ... “The New Year” ... “Extra” ... “Gas Station Carnivals” ... “The Town Manager” ... “The Clown Puppet” ... “The Hortlak” ... “Stone Animals” ... “The Dungeon Master” ... “The Worm in Philly” ... “I Tried to be a Beacon” ... “Everything I Know” ... “Welcome to Someplace Like Piscataway” ... “Divorcer” ... “Clear Over Target, the Whole Town in Flames” ... “The Briefcase” ... “Ghostly Father, I Confess” ... “Dot or Feather” ... “Sportsmen” ... “Stars” ... “Waiting” ... “Elbow Room” ... “Railroad Incident, August 1995” ... “The Victim's Body” ... “The Fiddler” ... “Eating Out” ... “American Tall Tale” ... “Two Back, 1973” ... “Quail Haven, 1989” ... “goodbye Hills, hello night” ... “Hiding” ... “Demonology” ... “Girls, at Play” ... “Good Country People” ... “Everything That Rises Must Converge” ... “The Partridge Festival” ... “Upon the Sweeping Flood” ... “The Raft” ... “The Hot War” ... “Goodbye and Good Luck” ... “An Irrevocable Diameter” ... “A Conversation with My Father” ... “Trilobites” ... “The Infamous Bengal Ming ” ... “King of the Rats” ... “My Volcano” ... “Sunday: A Song Cycle” ... “Hip Aunt Jane” ... “To the Measures Fall” ... “The Mud Below” ... “Nemecia” ... “How We Fall” ... “All She Had” ... “It Sounds Like You're Feeling” ... “Look, Ma, I'm Breathing” ... “Likely Lake” ... “The Conversion of the Jews” ... “Not Right at All” ... “As Above, So Below” ... “from Children's Reminiscences of the Westward Migration” ... “Teddy” ... “A Perfect Day for Bananafish” ... “Akhnilo” ... “Am Strande von Tanger” ... “Platinum” ... “The End of FIRPO in the World” ... “The 400 Pound CEO” ... “My Chivalric Fiasco” ... “CivilWarLand in Bad Decline” ... “My Mother and the Stranger” ... “Metropolis” ... “In Dreams Begin Responsibilities” ... “The Hudson River School” ... “A Rage Forever” ... “Girls in Their Summer Dresses” ... “Love and Hydrogen” ... “Glut Your Soul On My Accursed Ugliness” ... “Courtesy for Beginners” ... “Smile, There Are IEDs Everywhere” ... “Fostering” ... “Greenland” ... “The Universe in Miniature” ... “The Fan Explodes before We Go to Chicago” ... “The Healthiest Girl in Town” ... “Hitchcock's Tale” ... “Tender Buttons” ... “I Want This Always” ... “Incoming Tide” ... “Terminal” ... “No One's a Mystery” ... “Tam-O'-Shanter” ... “Oh, Little So-And-SO” ... “Bestiary” ... “Reverting to a Wild State” ... “Executors of Important Energies” ... “Pet” ... “The Happiest I've Been” ... “A Brief History of Fire” ... “Rhoda” ... “Don Johnson Is Not Your Man” ... “Saturday” ... “The Yellow Sugar” ... “Harrison Bergeron” ... “Good Old Neon” ... “Murphy Bed” ... “Cattle Haul” ... “Rondine Al Nido” ... “Man-O-War” ... “The Past Perfect, The Past Continuous, The Simple Past” ... “The Shadows Behind the Trees” ... “A Worn Path” ... “Where is the Voice Coming From” ... “The Typewriter” ... “The Eyes” ... “The Supremacy of Uruguay” ... “Preparation for a Collie” ... “Escapes” ... “The Lover” ... “Marriage and the Family” ... “Bullet in the Brain” ... “Outside Work Detail” ... “The B.A.R. Man” ... “Susan White and the Summer of the Game Show” ... “Look! Look! Feathers” ... “Acrobat” ... “The Greatest Escape” ...
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