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Carrying the torch

Autore: Brock Clarke
Editore: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Serie: Prairie schooner book prize in fiction.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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The stories in this collection occupy a world at once as familiar as a suburban backyard or a southern college's hallowed football field and as strange as a man who buys Savannah, Georgia, and tries to turn it into the perfect Southern city as part of his attempt to win back his estranged wife. The fictional territory of Carrying the Torch, is in short, Brock Clarke's, one in which the surreal and the hilarious  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Fiction
Tipo materiale: Fiction, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Brock Clarke
ISBN: 0803215517 9780803215511
Numero OCLC: 61362571
Descrizione: 170 pages ; 23 cm.
Contenuti: Carrying the torch --
For those of us who need such things --
The reason was us --
The apology --
The ghosts we love --
The son's point of view --
Geronimo --
The fund-raiser's dance card --
The Hotel Utica.
Titolo della serie: Prairie schooner book prize in fiction.
Responsabilità: Brock Clarke.
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Includes tales about what people try to leave and find they can't, about the lies we tell the people we love and the myths we create to make life livable.  Per saperne di più…

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"Be prepared to be surprised on every page of Clarke's collection of brilliant short stories... Clarke's literary bombshells are ... of the appreciatively hushed 'wow!' and 'whoa!' variety that Per saperne di più…

 
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