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The Devil's tub : collected stories

Author: Edward Hoagland
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet the death-defying motorcycle trick riders in the carnival's Devil's Tub, a man who keeps an alligator in his bathtub, a Chinese launder in Coney Island in search of love, a frontiersman who saves himself from a mauling grizzly bear by hiding in a beaver dam, three men from a circus looking for trouble at a rodeo, a washed out boxer trying to to hang onto his career, and dozens of others rich characters. From  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Hoagland
ISBN: 9781628724486 162872448X
OCLC Number: 869265855
Notes: Short stories.
Description: 234 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Devil's tub --
The final fate of the alligators --
The colonel's power --
Cowboys --
Kwan's Coney Island --
The beaver house --
The last Irish fighter --
Circus dawn --
The witness --
I have a bid.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Edward Hoagland.

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Edward Hoagland, best known for his essays, is also an extraordinary writer as fiction, as readers of his stories "The Final Fate of Alligators" and "Kwan's Coney Island" can attest.  Read more...

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