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Understories

Author: Tim Horvath
Publisher: New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"What if there were a city that consisted only of restaurants? What if Paul Gauguin had gone to Greenland instead of Tahiti? What if there were a field called Umbrology, the study of shadows, where physicists and shadow puppeteers worked side by side? Full of speculative daring though firmly anchored in the tradition of realism, Tim Horvath's stories explore all of this and more--blending the everyday and wondrous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Horvath
ISBN: 9781934137444 1934137448
OCLC Number: 756581119
Description: 256 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The Lobby --
Urban planning : case study number one --
Circulation --
Urban planning : case study number two --
The understory --
Urban planning : case study number three --
The discipline of shadows --
Urban planning : case study number four --
Planetarium --
The gendarmes --
A box of one's own --
Internodium --
Urban planning : case study number five --
Runaroundandscreamalot! --
Urban planning : case study number six --
Pocket --
Altered native --
Urban planning : case study number seven --
The conversations --
Tilkez --
Urban planning : case study number eight.
Responsibility: Tim Horvath.

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In Understories, Horvath seats Italo Calvino and Tobias Wolff at a single table and insists that both order without menus.  Read more...

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New Hampshire Literary Award Winner NPR Books Summer Reading Selection New Hampshire Public Radio Summer Books Selection Salon What to Read Awards Largehearted Boy Favorite Short Story Collection of Read more...

 
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