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All things, all at once : new and selected stories

Author: Lee K Abbott
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of short works includes "The Who, the What and the Why," in which a father breaks into his own home, and "The Human Use of Inhuman Beings," in which a man realizes that his closest relationship is with an angel.
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Genre/Form: Short stories, American
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee K Abbott
ISBN: 039306137X 9780393061376 9780393330120 0393330125
OCLC Number: 61703923
Description: viii, 365 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Ninety nights on Mercury --
As fate would have it --
Category z --
Dreams of distant lives --
Gravity --
How love is lived in paradise --
Love is the crooked thing --
Martians --
Men of rough persuasion --
One of star wars, one of doom --
Revolutionaries --
Sweet cheeks --
The eldest of things --
The end of grief --
The final proof of fate and circumstance --
The talk talked between worms --
The human use of inhuman beings --
The valley of sin --
The view of me from Mars --
The way sin is said in wonderland --
The who, the what and the why --
Whay y was --
When our dream world finds us, and these hard times are gone --
X.
Responsibility: Lee K. Abbott.
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Within this collection of short stories are tales about fathers and sons, men and women, and relationships between men. Abbott's perfect pitch for tales of hapless Southwesterners and his way with  Read more...

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