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Call me Ahab : a short story collection

Author: Anne Finger
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
Series: Prairie schooner book prize in fiction.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Imagine a Hollywood encounter between Helen Keller and Frida Kahlo, "two female icons of disability." Or the story of "Moby Dick, or, The Leg," told from Ahab's perspective. What if Vincent Van Gogh resided in a twentieth-century New York hotel, surviving on food stamps and direct communications with God? Or if the dwarf pictured in a seventeenth-century painting by Velazquez should tell her story? And, finally,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Finger, Anne.
Call me Ahab.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009004673
(OCoLC)302099806
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Finger
ISBN: 9780803226449 0803226446
OCLC Number: 518397489
Notes: "Bison books"--Spine.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 192 pages).
Contents: Helen and Frida --
Vincent --
The artist and the dwarf --
Comrade Luxemburg and Comrade Gramsci pass each other at a congress of the Second International in Switzerland on the 10th of March, 1912 --
Gloucester --
Goliath --
The blind marksman --
Our Ned --
Moby Dick or, The leg.
Series Title: Prairie schooner book prize in fiction.
Responsibility: Anne Finger.

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Imagine a Hollywood encounter between Helen Keller and Frida Kahlo, ""two female icons of disability"". Or the story of ""Moby Dick, or The Leg"", told from Ahab's perspective. What if Vincent Van  Read more...

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