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The Jew of Home Depot and other stories

Author: Max Apple
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007.
Series: Johns Hopkins, poetry and fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first collection to appear in twenty years from one of America's best short story writers. His thirteen stories are marvelous -- funny, heartbreaking, and wise by turns, and on occasion all three at once.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Apple
ISBN: 9780801887383 0801887380
OCLC Number: 124036326
Description: 170 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Yao's chick --
Indian giver --
Proton decay --
Stabbing an elephant --
Peace --
Stepdaughters --
Sized up --
Threads --
House of the lowered --
Strawberry shortcake --
Adventures in dementia --
Talker --
The Jew of Home Depot.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins, poetry and fiction.
Responsibility: Max Apple.
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This is Apple's art. -- Paul Maliszewski Bookforum Apple's stories move easily from the funny to the heartbreaking-always with a strain of wisdom lurking just behind the bushes. -- Sanford Pinsker Read more...

 
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