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Seed : [a] novel

Author: Stanley G Crawford
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama : FC2, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seed is the story of Bill Starr's final days. Childless but with a lifetime's worth of possessions and a nearly infinite web of extended family, Bill endeavors to empty his house completely before he dies by summoning distant relatives to claim their inheritance. Many of his letters go unanswered, but those who do appear show up only to find that their reward is often much less valuable than they might expect. What  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Crawford, Stanley.
Seed : A Novel.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley G Crawford
ISBN: 9781573668538 1573668532
OCLC Number: 903985641
Description: 1 online resource (pages
Contents: Copyright Page; I won't remember; There's no cell phone; Night not for sleeping; She's early; Getting rid of stuff; Wrong. Handsome young man; This: There I sit on the back porch; Who did I have this conversation with; Ramona still out; Surprise: Ramona is back; Señor Es-Tarr; Flick on the porn channel; A knock on the door; I lie awake in the recliner; Tell me your name again; Day bleeds into night bleeds; Hi, I'm Kevin; The rooms glow; Time does not fly; The wind lashes; Afuera, afuera, commands Ramona; Lonche, Señor Es-Tarr; We met when I was six or seven; A waxing moon. Rancorous bilingual negotiationsYou give everything; Jonathan's day, ; Sun at last; Raining again; The rain it raineth every day; Comes finally a brilliant clear day; Lonche, Ramona announces out the front door; Hazy, balmy night; Returns at last the god; Inexplicably in a merry mood tonight; Terence, impetuous youthful mistake; Victor, she says, mi sobrino; I awake daily; The beauty of night; I may have stopped eating.
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In an age of contested values, Stanley Crawford's wry Seed offers a sardonic exploration of the meaning of "values". Curmudgeon Bill Starr's end-of-life decisions illuminate the values that rule his  Read more...

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"Stanley Crawford has given us this masterwork, a book so funny, so generous, and so perceptive that it feels like an unforgettable evening spent with your family's weirdest and wisest scion. Seed Read more...

 
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