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Author: Edward Falco
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©1995.
Series: Richard Sullivan prize in short fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 13 stories. They range from Tell Me What It Is, on the plight of an aging TV actress, to Smugglers, on the qualms of a budding drugs smuggler. By the author of Winter in Florida.
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Falco, Edward.
Acid.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)605616575
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Falco
ISBN: 0268006466 9780268006464 0268006474 9780268006471
OCLC Number: 32508959
Description: vii, 193 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acid --
Smugglers --
The artist --
Radon --
Petrified wood --
Vinnie's boy, Larry --
Tests --
Tell me what it is --
Ax --
Drivers --
Georgia O'Keeffe, vision --
The requirements of flight --
Gifts.
Series Title: Richard Sullivan prize in short fiction.
Other Titles: Acid stories
Responsibility: Edward Falco.

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This collection of short stories is the second from Edward Falco. It takes its name from the view of one of the characters - "The world is like a mask that acid burns away." Falco aims to unmask the  Read more...

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"The stories in Acid are remarkably poised and dramatic about the choices we make to conserve our moral equilibriums in a dangerous world. They are skillfully achieved, apt and moving. . . ." Read more...

 
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