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Knockemstiff

Author: Donald Ray Pollock
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2009. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Anchor books editionView all editions and formats
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A native of Knockemstiff, Ohio, Pollock delivers poignant and raunchy accounts of his hometown's sad and stagnant residents in his debut story collection that may remind readers of its thematic grand-daddy, Winesburg, Ohio.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Ray Pollock
ISBN: 9780767928304 076792830X
OCLC Number: 312469340
Notes: Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday, 2008.
Description: 206 pages : map ; 21 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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A native of Knockemstiff, Ohio, Pollock delivers poignant and raunchy accounts of his hometown's sad and stagnant residents in his debut story collection that may remind readers of its thematic grand-daddy, Winesburg, Ohio.

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