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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:   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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In his first collection of stories since the celebrated, award-winning "Last Days of the Dog-Men," Watson offers these dark and brilliant tales that capture the strangeness of human--and  Read more...

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Precise, surprising . . . gorgeously turned sentences. --Pam Houston, author of Cowboys Are My Weakness"

 
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