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It Came with the House : Conversation Pieces.

Author: Jeffrey Shaffer; Paul Hoffman
Publisher: Chicago : Catbird Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Featuring wildly imaginative stories told in calm prose?with twists and turns and a touch of pathos?this collection approaches reality from a variety of angles, so that the oddest people and situations seem just the way things are, or will be. Some such tales tell of a boot camp for laundromat offenders, a right-wing private school, and a cold-cream testing site. Others reveal conversations with an alien, a general  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shaffer, Jeffrey.
It Came with the House : Conversation Pieces.
Chicago : Catbird Press, ©1997
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Shaffer; Paul Hoffman
ISBN: 9781936053674 1936053675 9781936053667 1936053667
OCLC Number: 862049870
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages)

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Featuring wildly imaginative stories told in calm prose?with twists and turns and a touch of pathos?this collection approaches reality from a variety of angles, so that the oddest people and situations seem just the way things are, or will be. Some such tales tell of a boot camp for laundromat offenders, a right-wing private school, and a cold-cream testing site. Others reveal conversations with an alien, a general in the midst of a national crisis and, most frightening of all, an unborn daughter. It considers the what-ifs of catastrophes like an asteroid striking the earth, the coll.

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