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Day out of days : stories

Author: Sam Shepard
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a series of tales set mainly in the West, a man is trapped inside a restaurant where an endless loop of Shania Twain songs is playing, an actor recounts his teenage debaucheries with an old friend, and a squabbling family remains oblivious to their Yucatán vacation.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Shepard
ISBN: 9780307265401 0307265404
OCLC Number: 340952811
Description: xiv, 282 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Kitchen --
Haskell, Arkansas (Highway 70) --
Chatter --
Williams, Arizona (Highway 40 West) --
Duarte --
One night in the long-ago --
Indianapolis (Highway 74) --
These recent beheadings --
Classic embrace --
Alpine, Texas (Highway 90) --
Mission San Juan Capistrano --
Pity the poor mercenary --
Quanah, Texas --
Pea Ridge Battlefield, Arkansas --
San Juan Bautista (Highway 152) --
Brain fever --
Tops --
Thor's Day (Highway 81 North, Staunton, Virginia) --
Cracker Barrel men's room (Highway 90 West) --
Face --
Costello --
Time Line --
Shame --
Esmeralda and the flipping hammer (Highway 152, cont.) --
Tet offensive --
Mean green --
Poolside musings in sunny L.A. --
Seminole, Texas --
Las Vegas, New Mexico --
Nauvoo, Illinois --
Little people --
These days, Grand Canyon --
Lost art of wandering (Highway 152, cont.) --
Duke of Earl --
Taos --
Wyoming (Highway 80 East) --
Buffalo trace --
Our dwelling is but a wandering --
Original sin --
Comanche --
Choirboy once --
Cat in a barn at night --
Philip, South Dakota (Highway 73) --
Nephophobia (Veterans Highway) --
Victorville, California (Highway 15) --
Elko, Nevada (Thunderbird Motel) --
Llanos --
Faith, South Dakota (Interstate 25) --
Reason --
Horses racing men --
Man O'war --
"Shoe" --
Lightning man --
Saving fats --
Bossier City, Louisiana (Highway 220) --
Shreveport, Louisiana --
Casey Moan --
Mr. Williams --
Five spot --
Knoxville, Tennessee (Highway 40) --
Head in the world --
Suddenly --
Tall think white man --
Perpetual warrior --
Livingston, Montana --
Lost whistle --
She --
Majesty (Highway 101 South) --
Bright spots --
High noon moon (Highway 152, cont.) --
Orange grove in my past --
Kingman, Arizona (Andy Devine Boulevard) --
Van Horn, Texas (Highway 10) --
Mercenary takes a stab at self-improvement --
Interview in Café Pascual --
June bugs --
Herdbound --
Nine below --
Stillwater --
Dawson, Minnesota (Highway 212 East) --
Demon in the woods --
Gardening in the dark --
Happy man --
Promising two-year-old --
Mandan, North Dakota (Highway 94) --
Miles City, Montana (Highway 94 West) --
Wichita, Kansas (Highway 35 North) --
Valentine, Nebraska (Highway 20) --
Christopher Columbus --
Devil's music (Montana, Highway 2) --
I can make a deal --
Butte, Montana --
Get out of Butte altogether --
Ft. Robinson, Nebraska (Highway 20) --
Wounded Knee, Pine Ridge Reservation --
Rosebud, South Dakota (Highway 83 North) --
I thought there was a hawk --
Mojado --
Normal (Highway 39 South) --
Elkhorn River --
Horse --
Descendancy --
Durango, Mexico --
Tulum, Mexico --
Boca Paila, Mexico --
Mosquitoes --
Quintana Roo, Mexico --
Dogs really know --
Land of the living --
Screened-in porch --
Clarksville, Missouri (Little Dixie Highway) --
Where are we now? --
The Head reflects --
Bernalillo --
We sat around in rosy candlelight --
Black oath --
Paul --
Things you learn from others --
Rape and pillage --
Should he head north --
Lost coin --
Circling --
There's a man in a pay phone --
Back in the woods --
Holyoke --
One stone --
Regrets of the head --
Indio, California --
Wisconsin wilderness --
Distant songs of madmen --
These pills --
Rogers, Arkansas (Highway 62) --
Gracias.
Responsibility: Sam Shepard.

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In a series of tales set mainly in the West, a man is trapped inside a restaurant where an endless loop of Shania Twain songs is playing, an actor recounts his teenage debaucheries with an old friend, and a squabbling family remains oblivious to their Yucatán vacation.

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