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Demigods on speedway

Author: Aurelie Sheehan
Publisher: Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of linked short stories set in modern-day Tucson, Arizona, featuring characters who struggle to make ends meet, find love, and find meaning in recession-era America. The characters are players in a contemporary southwestern story that draws from tropes and characters in Greek mythology"--
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Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aurelie Sheehan
ISBN: 9780816531103 0816531102
OCLC Number: 868886019
Description: 149 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Journey --
Olympus Falls --
In Equal Measure --
An Island Of Animals --
A Sense Of Belonging Burrowing Into A Sense Of Shame --
At The Spa Story --
Rock --
Forge --
Be Who You Are --
Orange Blossoms --
Late Night On The Radio --
Escape --
The Lotus Eaters --
The Three Graces --
The Golden Promise Of Flight And Good Wishes --
Tasks --
Cerberus.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Aurelie Sheehan.

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It is a portrait of a city that reflects the recession-era Southwest. Inspired by tales from Greek mythology, these gritty heroes and heroines struggle to find their place in the cosmos: each of  Read more...

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"In "Demigods on Speedway", Aurelie Sheehan brings the Greek gods back to Earth and to the City of Tucson, with its high desert beauty, its spas and car-washes, its driving around. Zero and Hanna, Read more...

 
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