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T.C. Boyle stories : the collected stories of T. Coraghessan Boyle.

Author: T Coraghessan Boyle
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories spoofing our culture. In Filthy with Things, a couple suffering from aggregation disorder hire a $1,000-a-day specialist who recommends purification through renunciation. At the end of the therapy the house stands empty, except for a multi-volume catalog of things they once owned.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
T.C. Boyle stories.
New York : Viking, 1998
(OCoLC)607085663
Online version:
Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
T.C. Boyle stories.
New York : Viking, 1998
(OCoLC)631026183
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Coraghessan Boyle
ISBN: 0670879606 9780670879601
OCLC Number: 39658247
Description: x, 691 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: I. Love: Modern love --
Ike and Nina --
Sorry fugu --
Without a hero --
Heart of a champion --
Carnal knowledge --
Acts of god --
Hopes rise --
Descent of man --
Caviar --
All shook up --
I dated Jane Austen --Caye --
Little fur people --
John Barleycorn lives --
The hat --
Whales weep --
A women's restaurant --
Thawing out --
Back in the Eocene --
Sitting on top of the world --
If the river was whiskey --
Juliana cloth --
II. Death: Big game --
Greasy lake --
Peace of mind --
King bee --
Sinking house --
The Devil and Irv Cherniske --
The human fly --
On for the long haul --
The 100 faces of death, volume IV --
Little America --
Stones in my passway, hellhound on my trail --
The hit man --
Not a leg to stand on --
Green Hell --
Me cago en la leche (Robert Jordan in Nicaragua) --
The ape lady in retirement --
De rerum natura --
The extinction tales --
The fog man --
Drowning --
Rara avis --
The overcoat II --
Mexico --
III. And everything in between: Beat --
Hard sell --
The miracle at Ballinspittle --
Top of the food chain --
The Hector Quesadilla story --
We are Norsemen --
The champ --
Bloodfall --
Rupert Beersley and the beggar master of Sivana-Hoota --
The New Moon Party --
The second swimming --
Dada --
Two ships --
The little chill --
A bird in hand --
The Arctic explorer --
Rapture of the deep --
56-0 --
The big garage --
Zapatos --
Respect --
Filthy with things.
Other Titles: Short stories.
TC Boyle stories

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Stories spoofing our culture. In Filthy with Things, a couple suffering from aggregation disorder hire a $1,000-a-day specialist who recommends purification through renunciation. At the end of the therapy the house stands empty, except for a multi-volume catalog of things they once owned.

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