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Freak weather : stories

Author: Mary Kuryla
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [2017]
Series: Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From a nurse who sees a rattlesnake in the pediatric ICU to an animal control officer convinced she's found her abducted daughter in the house of a dog hoarder, the thirteen stories in Freak Weather are as unpredictable as the atmospheric changes that give this collection its name.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kuryla
ISBN: 9781625343079 1625343078
OCLC Number: 987796635
Notes: Published in cooperation with Association of Writers and Writing Programs -- Publisher's note.
Awards: Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction, 2016.
Description: v, 174 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Freak Weather --
So Now Sorrow --
The Way of Affliction --
Deaf Dog --
Animal Control --
In Our House --
Mis-sayings --
To Skin a Rabbit --
My Husband's Son --
Introduction to Feathers --
The Worst of You --
What's to Light --
Not in Nottingham.
Series Title: Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Mary Kuryla.

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When Mary Kuryla's female protagonists persist, resist, and simply continue to exist, you can't help following them, which is the point... [I]n 2017, the year of #MeToo and #Time'sUp -- nothing could Read more...

 
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