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A better angel : stories

Author: Chris Adrian
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The stories in "A Better Angel" describe the terrain of human suffering--illness, regret, mourning, sympathy--in the most unusual of ways, from an author heralded for his wit and inventiveness.
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Adrian
ISBN: 9780374289904 0374289905
OCLC Number: 180752045
Description: 227 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: High speeds --
The sum of our parts --
Stab --
The vision of Peter Damien --
A better angel --
The changeling --
A hero of Chickamauga --
A child's book of sickness and death --
Why Antichrist?
Responsibility: Chris Adrian.
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The stories in "A Better Angel" describe the terrain of human suffering--illness, regret, mourning, sympathy--in the most unusual of ways, from an author heralded for his wit and inventiveness.

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