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A child again

Author: Robert Coover
Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2005.
Series: McSweeney's rectangulars.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Robert Coover, one of the true revolutionaries in American fiction, presents a new collection of short stories, revealing the cruelty of puppets, the perfection of a jigsaw puzzle, and the loneliness of the invisible man. Outlandish and precise, menacing and humane, this collection finds new life in our oldest tales."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coover, Robert.
Child again.
San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)604973632
Online version:
Coover, Robert.
Child again.
San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)607680600
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Coover
ISBN: 1932416226 9781932416220
OCLC Number: 62101906
Notes: The story Heart suit is printed on fifteen playing cards inserted in a pocket on the back cover.
Description: 276 pages ; 21 cm + 15 cards (17 cm).
Contents: Sir John Paper returns to Honah-Lee --
Punch --
Invisible man --
Dead queen --
Playing house --
Puzzle page: riddle --
Fisherman and the Jinn --
Alice in the time of the Jabberwock --
Fallguy's faith --
Return of the dark children --
Presidents --
Puzzle page: Chicago cryptogram --
McDuff on the mound --
Grandmother's nose --
Puzzle page: suburban jigsaw --
Stick man --
Last one --
Aesop's forest --
Heart suit.
Series Title: McSweeney's rectangulars.
Responsibility: Robert Coover.

Abstract:

"Robert Coover, one of the true revolutionaries in American fiction, presents a new collection of short stories, revealing the cruelty of puppets, the perfection of a jigsaw puzzle, and the loneliness of the invisible man. Outlandish and precise, menacing and humane, this collection finds new life in our oldest tales."--Jacket.

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