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Flying to America : 45 more stories

Author: Donald Barthelme; Kim A Herzinger
Publisher: [Emeryville, CA] : Shoemaker & Hoard, ©2007.
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Barthelme (1931-1989) was one of the great 20th-century American absurdists. The 45 stories in this collection include stories Barthelme himself excluded from his two major collections and little that went previously unpublished. Packed with whimsical facts, Emma Green Is 81, which was the lead story in Barthelme's first book, concerns the verbose narrator's testy desire that Emma continue to finance the Journal of  Read more...
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Barthelme, Donald.
Flying to America.
[Emeryville, CA] : Shoemaker & Hoard, c2007
(OCoLC)608518806
Online version:
Barthelme, Donald.
Flying to America.
[Emeryville, CA] : Shoemaker & Hoard, c2007
(OCoLC)631615077
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Barthelme; Kim A Herzinger
ISBN: 9781593761721 1593761724
OCLC Number: 123119849
Description: x, 331 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Flying to America --
Perpetua Edward and Pia --
The piano player --
Henrietta and Alexandra --
Presents --
Among the Beanwoods --
You are as brave as Vincent Van Gough --
The agreement --
Basil from her garden --
Paradise before the egg --
Three --
Up, aloft in the air --
Bone bubbles --
The big broadcast of 1938 --
This newspaper here --
Tales of the Swedish army --
And then --
Can we talk --
Hiding man --
The reference --
Edwards, Amelia --
Marie, Marie, hold on tight --
Pages from the annual report --
The bed --
The discovery --
You are cordially invited --
The Viennese opera ball --
Belief --
Wrack --
The question party --
Manfred --
A man --
Heather --
Pandemonium --
A picture history of the war --
The police band --
The sea of hesitation --
The mothball fleet subpoena --
The new member --
To London and Rome --
The apology --
Florence Green is 81 --
Tickets.
Responsibility: by Donald Barthelme ; edited and with a preface by Kim Herzinger.
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Barthelme (1931-1989) was one of the great 20th-century American absurdists. The 45 stories in this collection include stories Barthelme himself excluded from his two major collections and little that went previously unpublished. Packed with whimsical facts, Emma Green Is 81, which was the lead story in Barthelme's first book, concerns the verbose narrator's testy desire that Emma continue to finance the Journal of Tension Reduction, of which he is the editor.

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