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Title Listening to ourselves : more stories from "The sound of writing" / edited by Alan Cheuse and Caroline Marshall ; with a foreword by James A. Michener.
Imprint New York : Anchor Books, 1994.
Edition First Anchor Books edition.

Subject Short stories, American.
Alt Name Cheuse, Alan.
Marshall, Caroline, 1943-
Alternate Title Sound of writing (Radio program)
Description xix, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First Anchor Books edition.
Contents Snow / by Julia Alvarez -- The valley / by Rick Bass -- The knoll / by Richard Bausch -- The longest day of the year / by Ann Beattie -- Buckeyes / by Pinckney Benedict -- Crickets / by Robert Olen Butler -- The new boy / by Josephine Carson -- The white bedspread / by Elena Castedo -- We're in Sally's house / by Ken Chowder -- Divine providence / by Sandra Cisneros -- Truck / by Dagoberto Gilb -- The theft / by Ron Hansen -- A family resemblance / by James D. Houston -- Rock garden / by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston -- Keeping company /by Claire Kemp -- Looking glass / by William Kittredge -- The difference between women and men / by Bret Lott -- Scat / by Clarence Major -- Fugitive light, old photos / by Richard McCann -- Slice of life / by Mary Morris -- Spring break / by Faye Moskowitz -- Animal rights / by Jess Mowry -- The year of the Parrot / by Helen Norris -- A natural resemblance / by Linda Barrett Osborne -- Two girls / by Jayne Anne Phillips -- Audrey / by David Shields -- A portrait of an acrobat / by Mona Simpson -- El Radio / by Gary Soto -- Uncle Dick / by Paul Theroux -- A rule of travel / by James Thomas -- The icehouse / by Mark Vinz -- Almost browne / by Gerald Vizenor -- The prayer lady / by Sylvia Watanabe -- Newborn thrown in trash and dies / by John Edgar Wideman -- The golden darters / by Elizabeth Winthrop -- Mortals / by Tobias Wolff -- Millionaires / by Al Young.
ISBN 0385469543 : $12.00 ($15.00 Can.)
OCLC # 28021915
Table of Contents
 Foreword / James A. Michener 
 Introduction / Julia Alvarez, Rick Bass, Richard Bausch, Ann Beattie, Pinckney Benedict, Robert Olen Butler, Josephine Carson, Elena Castedo, Ken Chowder, Sandra Cisneros, Dagoberto Gilb, Ron Hansen, James D. Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Claire Kemp, William Kittredge, Bret Lott, Clarence Major, Richard McCann, Mary Morris, Faye Moskowitz, Jess Mowry, Helen Norris, Linda Barrett Osborne, Jayne Anne Phillips, David Shields, Mona Simpson, Gary Soto, Paul Theroux, James Thomas, Mark Vinz, Gerald Vizenor, Sylvia Watanabe, John Edgar Wideman, Elizabeth Winthrop, Tobias Wolff, Al Young 
 Snow / Julia Alvarez1
 The Valley / Rick Bass3
 The Knoll / Richard Bausch12
 The Longest Day of the Year / Ann Beattie23
 Buckeyes / Pinckney Benedict31
 Crickets / Robert Olen Butler42
 The New Boy / Josephine Carson48
 The White Bedspread / Elena Castedo56
 We're in Sally's House / Ken Chowder62
 Divine Providence / Sandra Cisneros72
 Truck / Dagoberto Gilb75
 The Theft / Ron Hansen83
 A Family Resemblance / James D. Houston88
 Rock Garden / Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston97
 Keeping Company / Claire Kemp106
 Looking Glass / William Kittredge113
 The Difference Between Women and Men / Bret Lott119
 Scat / Clarence Major123
 Fugitive Light, Old Photos / Richard McCann131
 Slice of Life / Mary Morris138
 Spring Break / Faye Moskowitz146
 Animal Rights / Jess Mowry153
 The Year of the Parrot / Helen Norris158
 A Natural Resemblance / Linda Barrett Osborne170
 Two Girls / Jayne Anne Phillips179
 Audrey / David Shields183
 A Portrait of an Acrobat / Mona Simpson194
 El Radio / Gary Soto201
 Uncle Dick / Paul Theroux211
 A Rule of Travel / James Thomas223
 The Icehouse / Mark Vinz228
 Almost Browne / Gerald Vizenor233
 The Prayer Lady / Sylvia Watanabe242
 Newborn Thrown in Trash and Dies / John Edgar Wideman249
 The Golden Darters / Elizabeth Winthrop258
 Mortals / Tobias Wolfe267
 Millionaires / Al Young277
 Notes on Contributors284

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