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A boy's book of nervous breakdowns : stories

Author: Tom Paine
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2015]
Series: Yellow shoe fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The insightful and provocative stories in Tom Paine's collection spring from a series of seismic events that rocked the post-millennium world. News headlines from the last decade-the fall of Baghdad, the Occupy Wall Street movement, and the BP oil spill-not only inspire the settings but also raise ethical questions that percolate throughout this ominous and timely work.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Paine
ISBN: 9780807161241 0807161241
OCLC Number: 906798343
Description: vii, 143 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Marlinspike --
Fukushima Mon --
Bagram --
The Southern strategy --
The hot war --
Oppenheimer Beach --
The black box --
Hotel Palestine --
It was just swimming.
Series Title: Yellow shoe fiction.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Tom Paine.

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The insightful and provocative stories in Tom Paine's collection spring from a series of seismic events that rocked the post-millennium world. News headlines from the last decade-the fall of Baghdad, the Occupy Wall Street movement, and the BP oil spill-not only inspire the settings but also raise ethical questions that percolate throughout this ominous and timely work.

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