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Brief interviews with hideous men

Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of 23 stories, several of which deal with misunderstandings between men and women. In one, a man assumes that women find his mutilated arm sexy, in another a wife is inhibited in her lovemaking by fear that her husband will think she is a slut.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace
ISBN: 0316925411 9780316925419
OCLC Number: 40354776
Description: 273 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A radically condensed history of postindustrial life --
Death is not the end --
Forever overhead --
Brief interviews with hideous men --
Yet another example of the porousness of certain borders (XI) --
The depressed person --
The devil is a busy man --
Think --
Signifying nothing --
Brief interviews with hideous men --
Datum centurio --
Octet --
Adult world (I) --
Adult world (II) --
The devil is a busy man --
Church not made with hands --
Yet another example of the porousness of certain borders (VI) --
Brief interviews with hideous men --
Tri-Stan : I sold Sissee Nar to Ecko --
On his deathbed, holding your hand, the acclaimed new young off-Broadway playwright's father begs a boon --
Suicide as a sort of present --
Brief interviews with hideous men --
Yet another example of the porousness of certain borders (XXIV).
Other Titles: Radically condensed history of postindustrial life.
Depressed person.
Devil is a busy man.
Responsibility: David Foster Wallace.
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These eclectic stories--which have been prominently serialized in "Harper's, Esquire" and the "Paris Review"--explore intensely immediate states of mind with the creative daring that has won Wallace  Read more...

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