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Legend of a suicide

Author: David Vann
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a series of interconnected short stories, a boy watches his father spiral from divorce to suicide, and follows his search for the origin of his father's ruin.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Biographical fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Vann
ISBN: 9781558496729 1558496726
OCLC Number: 229308865
Awards: Grace Paley Prize winner.
Description: 172 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ichthyology --
Rhoda --
A legend of good men --
Sukkwan Island --
Ketchikan --
The higher blue.
Responsibility: David Vann.
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A collection of stories including "Ichthyology," "Rhoda", "A Legend of Good Men", "Sukkwan Island," and "Ketchikan".  Read more...

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"As the title suggests, the stories in Legend of a Suicide approach a private mythos, revisiting, reinvestigating, and reinventing one family's broken past. They also transport us to wild, uncharted Read more...

 
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