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If the sky falls : stories

Author: Nicholas Montemarano
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2005.
Series: Yellow shoe fiction.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If the Sky Falls is the debut short-story collection from award-winning fiction writer Nicholas Montemarano. These eleven stories show why Jayne Anne Phillips has called Montemarano "an American stylist capable of redeeming our darkest dreams." Redemption in these intense and sometimes violent stories is found in the lyrical prose, in the act of storytelling itself. A young man tries to rescue his sister from her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Montemarano, Nicholas.
If the Sky Falls : Stories.
Baton Rouge : LSU Press, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Montemarano
ISBN: 9780807145487 0807145483 9780807145494 0807145491
OCLC Number: 769187875
Description: 1 online resource (211 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; To Fall Apart; Note to Future Self; The Worst Degree of Unforgivable; Shift; The Usual Human Disabilities; The Other Man; The November Fifteen; The Beginning of Grief; Man Throws Dog Out Window; Story; If the Sky Falls, Hold Up Your Hands.
Series Title: Yellow shoe fiction.
Responsibility: Nicholas Montemarano.
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If the Sky Falls is the debut short-story collection from award-winning fiction writer Nicholas Montemarano. These eleven stories show why Jayne Anne Phillips has called Montemarano "an American stylist capable of redeeming our darkest dreams." Redemption in these intense and sometimes violent stories is found in the lyrical prose, in the act of storytelling itself. A young man tries to rescue his sister from her abusive lover, and in the process must revisit his own family's violent history ("Note to Future Self"); a home healthcare worker pops pills and takes two men with cerebral palsy to a.

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