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Ordinary genius

Author: Thomas Fox Averill
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Series: Flyover fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Fox Averill explores the relationship between fathers and sons, the dead and the living, the natural and the unnatural. With clarity he reveals the ordinary and the extraordinary genius of a place, a time, a solitary soul embedded in the minutiae of the everyday."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Averill, Thomas Fox, 1949-
Ordinary genius.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607511514
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Fox Averill
ISBN: 080321068X 9780803210684
OCLC Number: 56104171
Description: xii, 148 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: A story as preface : running blind --
The musical genius of Moscow, Kansas --
The onion and I --
The summer grandma was supposed to die --
Shopping --
The man who ran with deer --
Matty --
Topeka underground --
During the twelfth summer of Elmer D. Peterson --
Midlin, Kansas, jump shot --
Bus --
The bocce brothers.
Series Title: Flyover fiction.
Responsibility: Thomas Fox Averill.
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