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Knockemstiff

Author: Donald Ray Pollock
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Knockemstiff is a pitch-dark and often hilarious collection of stories set in the tiny Appalachian town of Knockemstiff, Ohio, a community so deprived and diminished it no longer appears on any map. 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 physically. They talk a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Ray Pollock
ISBN: 9780099520979 0099520974
OCLC Number: 317747731
Notes: Originally published: London: Harvill Secker, 2008.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Donald Ray Pollock.

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A collection of stories set in the tiny Appalachian town of Knockemstiff, Ohio, a community so deprived and diminished it does not appear on any map. The youth there grow up in the malignant shadow  Read more...

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Donald Ray Pollock, recipient of the 2009 PEN/Bingham Fellowship, made his literary debut in 2008 with the critically acclaimed short-story collection Knockemstiff, which was followed by the novel, Read more...

 
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