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The spot : stories

Author: David Means
Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of thirteen stories, including "The botch," in which three robbers meet in an abandoned shed to figure out how their attempted robbery went wrong.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Means
ISBN: 9780865479128 0865479127
OCLC Number: 456171380
Description: 164 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The knocking --
The blade --
A river in Egypt --
Nebraska --
All wondering --
The spot --
Reading Chekhov --
Facts toward understanding the spontaneous human combustion of Errol McGee --
The botch --
Oklahoma --
The gulch --
The actor's house --
The junction.
Responsibility: David Means.

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Presents a collection of thirteen stories, including "The botch," in which three robbers meet in an abandoned shed to figure out how their attempted robbery went wrong.

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"Means is more than a conventionally accomplished realistic story writer. As I've written before in these pages, his fiction sometimes skitters up to the borderline of legend . . . he can produce Read more...

 
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