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The Barnum Museum : stories

Author: Steven Millhauser
Publisher: Normal, IL : Dalkey Archive Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Dalkey Archive paperback edView all editions and formats
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"A stunning paean to the power of imagination. . . . Certainly the work of one of our best writers at the top of his form. . . . So convincing that the most skeptical reader will be swept away." San  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Millhauser
ISBN: 1564781798 9781564781796
OCLC Number: 37107114
Description: 237 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A game of Clue --
Behind the blue curtain --
The Barnum Museum --
The sepia postcard --
The eighth voyage of Sinbad --
Klassik komix #1 --
Rain --
Alice, falling --
The invention of Robert Herendeen --
Eisenheim the illusionist.
Other Titles: Game of clue.
Barnum museum.
Sepia postcard.
Eighth voyage of Sinbad.
Invention of Robert Herendeen.
Responsibility: by Steven Millhauser.

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Steven Millhauser's stories are as dense with minute realistic detail as a 15th-century Flemish painting, but they never fail to take a sharp turn into fantasy. Imagination is his favorite subject as Read more...

 
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