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Tenth of December

Author: George Saunders
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Paperbacks, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories which includes "Home," a wryly whimsical account of a soldier's return from war; "Victory lap," a tale about an inventive abduction attempt; and the title story, in which a suicidal cancer patient saves the life of a young misfit.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Saunders
ISBN: 9781408837368 1408837366
OCLC Number: 861358766
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Awards: Winner of Folio Prize 2014.
Description: 251 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Victory lap --
Sticks --
Puppy --
Escape from Spiderhead --
Exhortation --
Al Roosten --
The semplica girl diaries --
Home --
My chivalric fiasco --
Tenth of December.
Responsibility: George Saunders.

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A collection of stories which includes "Home," a wryly whimsical account of a soldier's return from war; "Victory lap," a tale about an inventive abduction attempt; and the title story, in which a suicidal cancer patient saves the life of a young misfit.

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The best book you'll read this year New York Times Dazzlingly surreal stories about a failing America -- Must Reads Sunday Times The best short story writer in English - not "one of", not "arguably", Read more...

 
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