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Letters to Thomas Pynchon and other stories

Author: Chris Eaton
Publisher: Toronto : Joyland eBook, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beautifully written ..."--Jonathan Lethem"One of the country's best new writers."--Eye Weekly Chris Eaton's fictions read like intellectual fisticuffs: bruising but with more than a touch of moustache wax. Playing with notions of ownership and plagiarism, Letters to Thomas Pynchon is a collection of early stories and new works. Beginning with an unmailed letter to Thomas Pynchon, Eaton further riffs on literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Eaton
ISBN: 9781554909940 1554909945 9781554902422 1554902428
OCLC Number: 670421174
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Copyright; Letter to You; Letter to Thomas Pynchon; Hungry Generations; Mister Monsieur; Chasing Games; Oil Country!; Letter to Chris Eaton; Letter to Claude Lévi-Strauss; The Thesis; The Torogeans; Serwold and the Artist; Monster; The Truth About the Western Bluebird; Letter to Thomas Pynchon; Acknowledgments.
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"Beautifully written ..."--Jonathan Lethem"One of the country's best new writers."--Eye Weekly Chris Eaton's fictions read like intellectual fisticuffs: bruising but with more than a touch of moustache wax. Playing with notions of ownership and plagiarism, Letters to Thomas Pynchon is a collection of early stories and new works. Beginning with an unmailed letter to Thomas Pynchon, Eaton further riffs on literary history with occasional side trips into obscure - possibly fake - history, lost cinemas, and NASA's track record. With a sense of gravity and humor, Letters to Thomas Pynchon proves.

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