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    The Best American Short Stories 2007 ed. Stephen King (Houghton Mifflin, 2007, hc)
    Series editor Heidi Pitlor.


    The Best American Short Stories 2001 ed. Barbara Kingsolver & Katrina Kenison (Houghton Mifflin, 2001, tp)
    [DKL]
    • ix · Foreword · Anon. · fw
    • xiii · Introduction · Barbara Kingsolver · in
    • 1 · Servants of the Map · Andrea Barrett · nv Salmagundi 2000
    • 44 · The Fireman · Rick Bass · ss The Kenyon Review 2000
    • 62 · Think of England · Peter Ho Davies · ss Ploughshares 2000
    • 78 · Labors of the Heart · Claire Davis · ss Ploughshares 2000
    • 95 · The Mourning Door · Elizabeth Graver · ss Ploughshares 2000
    • 105 · After Cowboy Chicken Came to Town · Ha Jin · nv TriQuarterly 2000
    • 138 · Brothers and Sisters Around the World · Andrea Lee · ss The New Yorker Feb 7 2000
    • 146 · Boys · Rick Moody · ss Elle 2000
    • 152 · Rug Weaver · Barbara Klein Moss · nv Georgia Review 2000
    • 176 · Post and Beam · Alice Munro · nv The New Yorker Dec 11 2000
    • 201 · The Raft · Peter Orner · ss Atlantic Monthly 2000
    • 205 · Betty Hutton · Roy Parvin · nv Five Points 2000
    • 241 · Illumination · Nancy Reisman · ss Tin House 2000
    • 256 · The Secrets of Bats · Jess Row · ss Ploughshares 2000
    • 271 · Nobody Listens When I Talk · Annette Sanford · ss Descant 2000
    • 275 · My Mother’s Garden · Katherine Shonk · nv Tin House 2000
    • 296 · What I Saw from Where I Stood · Marisa Silver · ss The New Yorker 2000
    • 311 · The Apple Tree · Trevanian · ss The Antioch Review 2000
    • 326 · Personal Archaeology · John Updike · ss The New Yorker May 29 2000
    • 334 · My Baby... · Dorothy West · ss Connecticut Review 2000


    Portable Western Reader ed. William Kittredge (Penguin 0-14-023026-2, 1997, $14.95, 600pp, tp, cover by Western)
    An academic collection of poetry, myths, essays, excerpts from many diverse sources, including Edward Abbey, Ivan Doig, Larry McMurtry, Louise Erdrich, John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, Ken Kesey, N. Scott Momaday, Thomas McGuane, Barry Lopez, and many others.
    • xv · Introduction: West of Your Town: Another Country · William Kittredge · in
    • 1 · Part One: Ancient Stories · William Kittredge · si
    • 2 · House Made of the Dawn · Washington Matthews · ms 1902; Navajo night chant.
    • 6 · The Woman and the Horse · Assiniboine, as told to A. L. Kroeber · vi; from Gros Ventre Myths and Tales, 1907.
    • 7 · The Girl Who Married the Bear · Catharine McCellan · ss 1970
    • 14 · Coyote and Eagle Go to the Land of the Dead · Jarold Ramsey · vi 1911
    • 17 · How the Ancient Peigans Lived · Blood (Kainaikoan), as told to C. C. Uhlenbeck · ss 1912; Blackfeet tale.
    • 23 · from Fools Crow · James Welch · ex 1986
    • 39 · from The Ghost-Dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 · James Mooney · ex 1896
    • 40 · from Mean Spirit · Linda Hogan · ex 1990
    • 47 · The Last Running · John Graves · ss Atlantic Monthly Jun 1959
    • 61 · Fleur · Louise Erdrich · ss Esquire Aug 1986
    • 74 · Deer Dancer · Joy Harjo · ss; from In Mad Love and War, 1990.
    • 77 · Part Two: Transcending the Western · William Kittredge · si
    • 78 · Song of the Redwood-Tree · Walt Whiteman · pm; from Leaves of Grass, 1855.
    • 84 · Buffalo Bill’s · e. e. cummings · pm; from Tulips and Chimneys, 1923.
    • 85 · from “Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales” · D. H. Lawrence · ar; in Studies in Classic American Literature.
    • 95 · from the Journals · Meriwether Lewis & William Clark · ex 1805
    • 117 · from The Big Sky · A. B. Guthrie, Jr. · ex 1947
    • 125 · from We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher [1883, 1884] · Teddy Blue Abbott · ex 1939
    • 136 · from Giants in the Earth · O. E. Rölvaag · ex 1927
    • 146 · from Letters of a Woman Homesteader · Elinore Ruperet Stewart · ex 1914
    • 148 · Carrion Spring · Wallace Stegner · ss Esquire Oct 1962; in Wolf Willow, 1963.
    • 163 · from Old Jules · Mari Sandoz · ex 1935
    • 180 · The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance · Dorothy M. Johnson · ss Cosmopolitan Jul 1949
    • 196 · A Raid on the Oyster Pirates · Jack London · ss
    • 206 · The Squatters’ Camps · John Steinbeck · ar San Francisco News; from The Harvest Gypsies.
    • 211 · Eagle Valor, Chicken Mind · Robinson Jeffers · pm
    • 212 · The Clark’s Fork Valley, Wyoming · Ernest Hemingway · ar Vogue 1939
    • 215 · All Morning · Theodore Roethke · pm
    • 217 · The Far Field · Theodore Roethke · pm
    • 221 · from A River Runs Through It · Norman Maclean · ex 1976
    • 230 · from Ceremony in Lone Tree · Wright Morris · ex
    • 242 · If the Owl Calls Again · John Haines · pm; from The Owl in the Mask of the Dreamer, 1993.
    • 243 · from “Three Days” · John Haines · ex; in The Stars, the Snow, the Fire, 1989.
    • 248 · from This House of Sky · Ivan Doig · ex 1978
    • 259 · Take My Saddle from the Wall: A Valediction · Larry McMurtry · ar; from In a Narrow Grave, 1968.
    • 284 · from All But the Waltz · Mary Clearman Blew · ex 1991
    • 299 · Part Three: Our Own Stories · William Kittredge · si
    • 300 · The West from the Air · W. H. Auden · ar; from The Dyer’s Hand.
    • 303 · The Bear · Galway Kinnell · pm
    • 306 · Traveling Throught the Dark · William Stafford · pm
    • 307 · Help from History · William Stafford · pm
    • 308 · Paso por Aqui · William Stafford · pm
    • 308 · Late, Passing Prairie Farm · William Stafford · pm
    • 310 · A Guide to Dungeness Spit · David Wagoner · pm
    • 312 · from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest · Ken Kesey · ex 1962
    • 329 · Legends, Heroes, Myth-Figures and Other American Liars · Thomas McGrath · pm; from Death Songs, 1992.
    • 332 · The Pleasures of the Great Salt Lake · Thomas McGrath · pm; from Death Songs, 1992.
    • 333 · Longing · Thomas McGrath · pm; from Death Songs, 1992.
    • 334 · The Poem Politic 10: A Note for Future Historians · Keith Wilson · ar; from Graves Registry, 1992.
    • 336 · from Desert Solitaire · Edward Abbey · ex 1969
    • 342 · Above Pate Valley · Gary Snyder · pm
    • 343 · Painting the North San Juan School · Gary Snyder · pm
    • 344 · Getting in the Wood · Gary Snyder · pm
    • 345 · Dillingham, Alaska, the Willow Tree Bar · Gary Snyder · pm
    • 346 · Degrees of Gray in Philipsburg · Richard Hugo · pm
    • 348 · The Freaks at Spurgin Road Field · Richard Hugo · pm
    • 348 · Silver Star · Richard Hugo · pm
    • 349 · Driving Montana · Richard Hugo · pm
    • 350 · Fort Benton · Richard Hugo · pm
    • 351 · Duwamish · Richard Hugo · pm
    • 353 · Salt Water Story · Richard Hugo · pm
    • 355 · Sierra Kid · Philip Levine · pm; from On the Edge, 1963.
    • 360 · Soloing · Philip Levine · pm
    • 361 · The Hole · Richard Shelton · nf; from The Other Sode of the Story, 1987.
    • 363 · The Stones · Richard Shelton · nf; from The Other Sode of the Story, 1987.
    • 364 · American Father · Maxine Hong Kingston · ex; from China Men, 1980.
    • 382 · My Father’s Life · Raymond Carver · ar; from Fires, 1982.
    • 391 · Communist · Richard Ford · ss Antæus 1985
    • 406 · Orphan Calves · David Quammen · ex; from “Walking Out”, in Blood Line: Stories of Fathers and Sons, 1988.
    • 413 · The Heart of the Game · Thomas McGuane · ar; from An Outside Chance, 1989.
    • 425 · Paraiso: An Elegy · Rick DeMarinis · ss; from Voice of America, 1992.
    • 436 · Some Names · Greg Pape · pm; from SunflowerFacing the Sun, 1992.
    • 437 · Blessing at the Citadel · Greg Pape · pm; from SunflowerFacing the Sun, 1992.
    • 440 · Cougar Meat · Tess Gallagher · pm
    • 442 · The Borrowed Ones · Tess Gallagher · pm
    • 445 · Part Four: Brilliant Possibilities · William Kittredge · si
    • 446 · To Robinson Jeffers · Czeslaw Milosz · pm; from The Collected Poems, 1988.
    • 449 · from The Names: A Memoir · N. Scott Momaday · ex 1976
    • 460 · On the Coast Near Sausalito · Robert Hass · pm; from Field Guide.
    • 462 · On Squaw Peak · Robert Hass · pm; from Human Wishes, 1989.
    • 465 · On Water · Gretel Ehrlich · ar; from The Solace of Open Spaces, 1985.
    • 473 · Storyteller · Leslie Marmon Silko · ss
    • 488 · from Housekeeping · Marilynne Robinson · ex 1981
    • 502 · Lightning · David Long · ss The Sewanee Review; from Blue Spruce, 1994.
    • 517 · A Passing · Pattiann Rogers · pm; from Geocentric, 1993.
    • 518 · Why Lost Divinity Remains Lost · Pattiann Rogers · pm; from Geocentric, 1993.
    • 520 · Yellow Light · Garrett Hongo · pm
    • 522 · What For · Garrett Hongo · pm
    • 524 · Ravens at Deer Creek · Robert Wrigley · pm; from What My Father Believed, 1991.
    • 525 · Majestic · Robert Wrigley · pm; from In the Bank of Beautiful Sine, 1995.
    • 528 · The Secret Lion · Alberto Rios · ex; from The Iguana Killer, 1984.
    • 533 · from “Martín” · Jimmy Santiago Baca · pm; in Martín and Meditations on the South Valley [Section V], 1987.
    • 537 · Snakeskin (A Dream) · Ray Gonzalez · pm; from The Heat of Arrivals, 1994.
    • 538 · Talk with the Priest · Ray Gonzalez · pm; from Twilights and Chants, 1987.
    • 539 · Water Table · James Galvin · pm
    • 542 · Coming into His Shop from a Bright Afternoon · James Galvin · pm
    • 543 · from The Meadow · James Galvin · ex 1992
    • 546 · The Clan of One-Breasted Women · Terry Tempest Williams · nf; from Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place, 1991.
    • 554 · The Gifts of Deer · Richard K. Nelson · nf; from The Island Within, 1989.
    • 576 · In the Ghetto on the Prairie There Is Unrequited Love · Adrian C. Louis · pm; from Among the Dog Eaters, 1992.
    • 577 · Sometimes a Warrior Comes Tired · Adrian C. Louis · pm; from Among the Dog Eaters, 1992.
    • 578 · America Loomed Before Us · Adrian C. Louis · pp; from Among the Dog Eaters, 1992.
    • 579 · The Business of Fancydancing · Sherman Alexie · pm
    • 580 · My Heroes Have Never Been Cowboys · Sherman Alexie · pp
    • 584 · The Passing Wisdom of Birds · Barry Lopez · ar; from Crossing Open Ground, 1988.
    • 594 · A Supermarket in California · Allen Ginsberg · pm


    Stories Into Film ed. William Kittredge & Steven M. Krauzer (Harper Colophon 0-06-090638-3, LCC# 78-73542, 1979, $5.95, 286pp, tp)
    • 1 · Introduction · William Kittredge & Steven M. Krauzer · in
    • 11 · Spurs · Tod Robbins · nv Munsey’s Magazine Feb 1923; (Freaks).
    • 32 · Night Bus · Samuel Hopkins Adams · na Cosmopolitan Aug 1933; (It Happened One Night).
    • 92 · Stage to Lordsburg · Ernest Haycox · ss Collier’s Apr 10 1937; (Stagecoach).
    • 110 · Cyclists’ Raid · Frank Rooney · ss Harper’s Jan 1951; (The Wild One).
    • 132 · Rear Window · Cornell Woolrich · nv Dime Detective Magazine Feb 1942, as “It Had to Be Murder” by William Irish
    • 168 · The Hustler · Walter Tevis · ss Playboy Jan 1957
    • 185 · The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance · Dorothy M. Johnson · ss Cosmopolitan Jul 1949
    • 205 · Blow-Up · Julio Cortázar · ss End of the Game and Other Stories, Random House 1967
    • 221 · The Sentinel · Arthur C. Clarke · ss Ten Story Fantasy Spr 1951, as “Sentinel of Eternity”; (2001: A Space Odyssey).
    • 233 · Two Bibliographies on Film and Literature
    • 233 · A Selected Bibliography of Articles on the Relationship of Film and Literature · Harris Ross · bi
    • 259 · A Bibliography of Books on Literature and Film · Norman DeMarco · bi
    • 274 · Filmography · [Misc.] · ms
    • 285 · Sources for Film Rentals · [Misc.] · ms



    Wild Horse Roundup ed. Jim Kjelgaard (Dodd, Mead, 1957, hc) [Western]
    A collection of juvenile stories by Western Writers of America. Details supplied by Kent Johnson.




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