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Knockemstiff

Author: Donald Ray Pollock
Publisher: London : Harvill Secker, 2008. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The youth of Knockemstiff grow up in the malignant shadow of their parents; raised on abuse, alcohol, drugs and cigarettes, they are stunted in every possible way - emotionally, mentally, sometimes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Ray Pollock
ISBN: 9781846551567 1846551560
OCLC Number: 225445178
Description: 206 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Real life --
Dynamite hole --
Knockemstiff --
Hair's fate --
Pills --
Giganthomachy --
Schott's bridge --
Lard --
Fish sticks --
Bactine --
Discipline --
Assailants --
Rainy Sunday --
Holler --
I start over --
Blessed --
Honolulu --
The fights.
Responsibility: Donald Ray Pollock.

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"In Knockemstiff, Donald Ray Pollock give us the impossible - fast, funny stories about the saddest people you'll ever see in fiction ... More engaging than any new fiction in years" Chuck Palahniuk Read more...

 
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