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Noisy outlaws, unfriendly blobs, and some other things that aren't as scary, maybe, depending on how you feel about lost lands, stray cellphones, creatures from the sky, parents who disappear in Peru, a man named Lars Farf, and one other story we couldn't quite finish, so maybe you could help us out

Author: Ted Thompson; Eli Horowitz; Lemony Snicket
Publisher: San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, [2005] ©2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of scary, bizarre stories includes previously unpublished tales from Jon Scieskza, Kelly Link, George Saunders, Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Safran Foer, Nick Hornby, and others. The collection includes previously unpublished children's stories from Jonathan Safran Foer (Everything is Illuminated), Nick Hornby (High Fidelity), Neil Gaiman (Sandman), George Saunders (CivilWarLand in Bad Decline), Kelly Link  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Horror fiction
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Noisy outlaws, unfriendly blobs, and some other things that aren't as scary, maybe, depending on how you feel about lost lands, stray cellphones, creatures from the sky, parents who disappear in Peru, a man named Lars Farf, and one other story we couldn't quite finish, so maybe you could help us out.
San Francisco : McSweeney's Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)607654771
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Thompson; Eli Horowitz; Lemony Snicket
ISBN: 1932416358 9781932416350
OCLC Number: 61856702
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Children-Y/A Fiction) 2006
Description: 202 pages : color illustrations, 1 folded color map ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Lemony Snicket --
Small country / Nick Hornsby --
Lars Farf, excessively fearful father and husband / George Saunders --
Monster / Kelly Link --
The contests at Cowlick / Richard Kennedy --
Each sold separately / Jon Scieszka --
Seymour's last wish / Sam Swope --
Grimble / Clement Freud --
Spoony-E & Spandy-3 vs. the Purple Hordes / James Kochalka --
Sunbird / Neil Gaiman --
The ACES phone / Jeanne DuPrau --
The sixth borough / Jonathan Safran Foer.
Other Titles: Outlaws, blobs, and other things
Responsibility: [stories by Nick Hornby and others] ; edited by Ted Thompson with Eli Horowitz ; [with an introduction & almost half a story by Lemony Snicket].
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