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Aliens in the prime of their lives : stories

Author: Brad Watson
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories explores every kind of domestic discord: unruly or distant children, alienated spouses, domestic abuse, loneliness, death, and divorce.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Watson
ISBN: 9780393338850 0393338851
OCLC Number: 713601620
Description: 268 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Vacuum --
The Misses Moses --
Fallen Nellie --
Are you Mister Lonelee? --
Terrible argument --
Water dog God --
Visitation --
Ordinary monsters --
Carl's outside --
Alamo Plaza --
Noon --
Aliens in the prime of their lives.
Responsibility: by Brad Watson.
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Finalist for the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction: "Watson's talent is singular, truly awesome; [his stories] are infused with an uncanny beauty."-A. M. Homes  Read more...

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"Powerful stories." "Consistently delivers that elusive element great Southern writers have always brought to the table-a delicious sense of the unexpected." "Essential reading and highly Read more...

 
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