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Empty bed blues

Author: George Garrett
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Garrett 's eighth collection of short fiction includes fifteen stories that blend fact and fiction, comedy and pathos, and the voices of diverse characters while focusing on the themes of love and death as well as the complexities of human relations"--Provided by publisher.
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Garrett, George, 1929-2008.
Empty bed blues.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006
(OCoLC)606421540
Online version:
Garrett, George, 1929-2008.
Empty bed blues.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607758287
Named Person: George Garrett
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Garrett
ISBN: 0826216307 9780826216304
OCLC Number: 62326705
Description: 179 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Prologue : independence day --
Feeling good, feeling fine --
A story goes with it --
A short history of the Civil War --
The misery and the glory of Texas Pete --
Tanks --
Empty bed blues --
Ghost me what's holy now --
Spilling the beans : a letter to Linda Evangelista --
Pornographers --
With my body, I thee worship --
Heroes --
A perfect stranger --
Gator bait --
Epilogue : my life as a home movie.
Responsibility: George Garrett.
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In the marriage of fact and fiction, of comedy and pathos, and the music of many voices, the stories of this work reconfirm the judgment of novelist and story writer Richard Bausch. It is concerned  Read more...

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