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Retro retro : fictional flashbacks

Author: Amy Prior
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of original short fictions on the theme of retro culture. Marilyn Monroe goes browsing in a used bookstore in 1950s New York. A Chinese fan of 1950s musicals gets a Grace Kelly makeover  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Prior
ISBN: 1852426446 9781852426446
OCLC Number: 43541207
Description: ix, 242 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Future tense / Brett Ellen Block --
Glitter / Pagan Kennedy --
His helpmate / Criz Mazza --
A love of watches / Tobias Hill --
Strand Used Books 1956 / Joyce Carol Oates --
A taste of the East / Bidisha --
Empty boxes / Nicholas Royle --
The death of blonde / Christopher Kenworthy --
The jet-set girls / Tony White --
Mr Pharmacist / Susan Corrigan --
The stock exchange / Matthew de Abaitua --
Not her real name. Let's go / Emily Perkins --
Miss Shima / Amy Prior --
Doko ni iki mas ka / Emily Hammond --
Rosa / Eleanor Knight --
At the estate auction / Lucy Corin.
Responsibility: edited by Amy Prior.

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?Fantastic? The Times ?This book is road fiction in motion, and boy, can it move!? Level ?The writing is first class? BBM

 
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