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The mighty Currawongs : & other stories

Author: Brian Doyle
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Red Hen Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First edition
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"A collection of headlong tales by Oregon author Brian Doyle - exploring such riveting and peculiar topics as chess in the Levant, tailors who specialize in holes, how to report stigmata to your attending physician, the intense hilarity of basketball, how to have a bitter verbal marital fight in your car, an all-Chinese football team in Australia, soccer and Catholicism, what it's like to be in a ska band, a singing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doyle, Brian, 1956 November 6- author.
Mighty Currawongs
Pasadena, CA : Red Hen Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016029629
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Doyle
ISBN: 9781597090520 1597090522
OCLC Number: 952277144
Description: 139 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A surf story --
This is the part where you say something real --
The archbishop loses his faith --
Four Boston basketball stories --
In the Cafe Rue de Turenne, Charleroi, Belgium, 1943 --
Mr. Kim's song --
Roma vs. Lazio --
Dear Mum, --
Mr. Oleander --
The mighty currawongs --
Jesus Joseph --
The detours --
Chauncy Street --
Guys who knew guys --
Elson Habib, playing white, ponders his opening move --
Elson Habib, playing black, ponders the end game --
Her kid --
The Mermens --
The stigmata --
The people of West Kalimantan vs. the glorious Kayan warriors of Borneo --
The Lutheran minister's daughter --
The new bishop --
A note on the actors --
The subtle theater --
On flinging the dog --
A note on countification --
KXMS --
When you're out of Schlitz, you're out of beer --
It's all about teeth, in the end --
The guest speaker --
Sachiel the tailor --
Muirin --
The seventh.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Brian Doyle.

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"A collection of headlong tales by Oregon author Brian Doyle - exploring such riveting and peculiar topics as chess in the Levant, tailors who specialize in holes, how to report stigmata to your attending physician, the intense hilarity of basketball, how to have a bitter verbal marital fight in your car, an all-Chinese football team in Australia, soccer and Catholicism, what it's like to be in a ska band, a singing Korean baker, an archbishop who loses his faith between the salad and the entrée genius Girl Scouts who save a radio station, and a baby born from a lake in Illinois. And some other fascinating stories. Really. Trust us"--

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