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Ride the Tortoise.

Author: Liesl Jobson
Publisher: Chicago : Jacana Media, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experimenting with the narrative structure by crafting together snapshots, this short story collection touches upon topics as diverse as anorexia, cleaning the oven, the terror of losing a child, exile, infidelity, and desire. Using panache and hypnotic honesty, it traverses the terrain of loss and fear, yet retains elements of quirky humor and sly surprise. Told from the perspectives of a policewoman, an art  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jobson, Liesl.
Ride the Tortoise.
Chicago : Jacana Media, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Liesl Jobson
ISBN: 9781431405688 143140568X
OCLC Number: 850161298
Description: 1 online resource (186 pages)
Contents: The Edge of the Pot; Still Life in the Art Room; Soda Lakes; You Pay for the View: Twenty Tips for Super Pics; On a Broomstick; Postcards from November; Ride the Tortoise; Signs from the Kitchen; Snap; Boston Brown Bread; Nymph; Tease; The Exact Location of the Exit; Practice; Acknowledgements; Glossary.

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Experimenting with the narrative structure by crafting together snapshots, this short story collection touches upon topics as diverse as anorexia, cleaning the oven, the terror of losing a child, exile, infidelity, and desire. Using panache and hypnotic honesty, it traverses the terrain of loss and fear, yet retains elements of quirky humor and sly surprise. Told from the perspectives of a policewoman, an art teacher, an athlete, a bassoonist, a lover, and a mother, these stories are erotic, edgy, and wise.

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