Great American Short Stories-The Reader’s Digest Association, Pleasantville, New York, 1977. HARD COVER, pretty beige cover, spine has some signs of moisture damage. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition Stated. 6″ x 9″. 640 pages. Very clean square book that was little read. Fifty-one stories picked by the Reader’s Digest Editors from a master list of over a thousand.