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St. Burl's obituary

Author: Daniel Akst
Publisher: Aspen, Colo. : MacMurray & Beck, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is it like to be fat in modern America? The novel answers the question through the eyes of a fat New York reporter who quits his job to travel the country. The downside is when Burl Bennett has to undergo stomach surgery to slim, the upside is when he meets a woman with a fat fetish. A first novel.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Allegories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Akst, Daniel.
St. Burl's obituary.
Aspen, Colo. : MacMurray & Beck, 1996
(OCoLC)604091595
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Akst
ISBN: 1878448684 9781878448682
OCLC Number: 33947230
Description: 370 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Saint Burl's obituary
Responsibility: Daniel Akst.

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What is it like to be fat in modern America? The novel answers the question through the eyes of a fat New York reporter who quits his job to travel the country. The downside is when Burl Bennett has to undergo stomach surgery to slim, the upside is when he meets a woman with a fat fetish. A first novel.

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