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The lives of rocks : stories

Author: Rick Bass
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st Mariner books edView all editions and formats
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A compilation of short fiction includes the title story about a woman's recovery from cancer, as well as "Pagans," a retrospective about the dangerous games played by a girl and two boys in their youth, and "Her First Elk," in which a woman recalls her first elk hunt.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bass, Rick, 1958-
Lives of rocks.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2007
(OCoLC)180153642
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Bass
ISBN: 9780547349435 0547349432 1299881335 9781299881334
OCLC Number: 771067823
Notes: "A Mariner book."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (211 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Pagans --
Her first elk --
Yazoo --
The canoeists --
The lives of rocks --
Fiber --
The windy day --
Goats --
Penetrations --
Titan.
Responsibility: Rick Bass.

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