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The collected stories

Author: Leonard Michaels
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Readers coming to Michaels's work for the first time will find the early, pointed stories as well as some of his later works that have never been collected. Michaels's early stories are written with a frantic sexuality that displays his distinctive dark humor. In "Fingers and Toes," recurring characters Henry and Phillip weigh the value of their friendship against their encounters with the same woman through a set  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Michaels
ISBN: 9780374126544 0374126542
OCLC Number: 77476651
Description: x, 403 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Manikin --
City boy --
Crossbones --
Sticks and stones --
Deal --
Intimations --
Making changes --
Mildred --
Fingers and toes --
Isaac --
Green thought --
Finn --
Going places --
Murderers --
Eating out --
Getting lucky --
Storytellers, liars, and bores --
In the fifties --
Reflections of a wild kid --
Downers --
Trotsky's garden --
Annabella's hat --
I would have saved them if I could --
Hello Jack --
Some laughed --
Captain --
Journal --
Honeymoon --
Girl with a monkey --
Tell me everything --
Viva la Tropicana --
Nachman --
Nachman from Los Angeles --
Nachman at the races --
Penultimate conjecture --
Nachman burning --
Of mystery there is no end --
Cryptology.
Other Titles: Short stories
Responsibility: Leonard Michaels.
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Readers coming to Michaels's work for the first time will find the early, pointed stories as well as some of his later works that have never been collected. Michaels's early stories are written with a frantic sexuality that displays his distinctive dark humor. In "Fingers and Toes," recurring characters Henry and Phillip weigh the value of their friendship against their encounters with the same woman through a set of urban hallucinations characteristic of the early stories.

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