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420 characters : stories

Author: Lou Beach
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"HE DISMOUNTED at the dead end of the canyon, took a shovel and walked to a spot near a cottonwood and began to dig. When he was knee deep in the hole an arrow passed behind his head. He felt the air move and thought it a daring bird. The second arrow found its mark in his neck and the life seeped from him and he folded, inches from some letters and a lock of hair. Lou Beach began his writing career by updating his
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Beach, Lou.
420 characters.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011
(DLC) 2011009143
(OCoLC)694829897
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lou Beach
ISBN: 9780547617947 0547617941 9780547506968 0547506961
OCLC Number: 773581620
Description: 1 online resource (169 p., [10] leaves of plates) : ill.
Other Titles: Four hundred twenty characters
Responsibility: Lou Beach.

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Alternately surreal, funny, ominous, and lyrical, this title features original collages by the author.  Read more...

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"Lou Beach uses words with no sympathy for the reader. He beats us senseless with his brilliance." (Terry Gilliam)"

 
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