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Letting loose the hounds : stories

Author: Brady Udall
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Eleven stories featuring men protagonists. The story, The Ballad of Ball and Chain, is one man's idea of marriage, Midnight Raid is a man's confrontation with his ex-wife and her new husband, and in The Opposite of Loneliness, a man finds the answer to loneliness in service to the less fortunate.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brady Udall
ISBN: 039304033X 9780393040333 9780393335545 0393335542
OCLC Number: 34690792
Description: 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Midnight raid --
Buckeye the Elder --
Ballad of the ball and chain --
Junk court --
Letting loose the hounds --
The opposite of loneliness --
The wig --
Vernon --
Snake --
Beautiful places --
He becomes deeply and famously drunk.
Responsibility: Brady Udall.

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Exploding with an unsettling exuberance, Brady Udall's stories traverse a geography of lost love, fragmented lives, and satisfying revenge. Shimmering with life, these eleven stories literally let  Read more...

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Individually, Brady Udall's stories are exciting, hilarious, gripping, and usually a bit sad. Collectively, they make a work of great power, one that illuminates the usually darkened corners of the Read more...

 
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