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Settright road : stories

Author: Jon Boilard
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Dzanc Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First US editionView all editions and formats
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Settright Road is a collection of 20 short stories and one longer piece of fiction, all set in and around a string of busted Massachusetts mill towns during the cocaine-fueled 1980s. Its pages are colored by unforgettable characters: a teenage lothario whose plans to escape his one-horse town by hopping a train to California are monkey-wrenched when he impregnates a local girl from a prominent family;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boilard, Jon.
Settright road.
Ann Arbor, MI : Dzanc Books, 2017
(DLC) 2016017550
(OCoLC)949850881
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Boilard
ISBN: 9781945814006 1945814004
OCLC Number: 960758422
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Just the thing --
Six stones down the mountain --
Dark days --
Storm chaser --
The Mohawk Trail --
Settright Road --
Nice sleep --
Barnyard --
Cut me in pieces and hide --
Nuts --
I won't wear black --
Flunky --
Moon or Heaven --
Stay where you are --
Watch out, townie boy --
Damn the wind --
Main Street incident --
Listen to that train whistle blow --
Sometimes there's God.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Set right road
Responsibility: Jon Boilard.

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Settright Road is a collection of 20 short stories and one longer piece of fiction, all set in and around a string of busted Massachusetts mill towns during the cocaine-fueled 1980s. Its pages are colored by unforgettable characters: a teenage lothario whose plans to escape his one-horse town by hopping a train to California are monkey-wrenched when he impregnates a local girl from a prominent family; fresh-out-of-prison Sean Folan, who nearly kills a man in a bar fight just so he'll get locked up again; underage Bill Buick, who sells dope to hard-up townies and seduces high school girls, when.

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