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Gravity changes : stories

Author: Zach Powers
Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2017.
Series: American reader series, v. 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Gravity Changes is a collection of fantastical, off-beat stories that view the quotidian world through the lens of the absurd. Set in a surreal, fictional world that is populated by strange, fascinating characters -- children who defy gravity, a man who marries a light bulb, the Devil and his ex-wife -- these stories take wide steps outside of reality, finding new ways to illuminate truth. Zach Powers lives and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zach Powers
ISBN: 9781942683377 1942683375
OCLC Number: 959039172
Description: 176 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Gravity changes --
A tinkle is the sound of two things meeting but failing to merge --
Joan plays power ballads with slightly revised lyrics --
Children in Alaska --
The eating habits of famous actors --
Single --
Cockpuncher --
The tunnels they dig --
When as children we acted memorably --
Use your spoon --
This next song --
One has hugs the other punches --
The loneliness of large bathrooms --
Little gray moon --
Extispicy --
Unlearn to seek --
Undertaken --
Sleeping bears --
My 9/11 story.
Series Title: American reader series, v. 27.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: by Zach Powers.

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Award-winning stories cast an absurd, fantastical view of the quotidian world, with characters that twist the very fabric of reality.  Read more...

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"A wonderfully vertiginous, through-the-looking-glass story collection, packed with Powers's one-of-a-kind humor and insight. With his extraordinary imagination and vitalizing prose, Powers can make Read more...

 
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