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Author: Gary Amdahl
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Amdahl presents hapless young men acting tough to conceal their dread of adulthood. In the title story, a star college hockey player unable to curb his boiling rage only half-jokingly identifies with the barbarians of old. In "The Volunteer," the well-employed yet disaffected narrator names John Updike and John Cheever the ur-bards of male misery, terrain Amdahl rips up like a tank bashes asphalt in brash and bloody  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Amdahl, Gary, 1956-
Visigoth.
Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2006
(OCoLC)607801666
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Amdahl
ISBN: 9781571310514 1571310517
OCLC Number: 61703914
Description: 212 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The flyweight --
Visigoth --
The bouncers --
The volunteer --
Flight from California --
The barber-chair --
The free fall --
Narrow road to the deep north.
Responsibility: Gary Amdahl.
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Amdahl presents hapless young men acting tough to conceal their dread of adulthood. In the title story, a star college hockey player unable to curb his boiling rage only half-jokingly identifies with the barbarians of old. In "The Volunteer," the well-employed yet disaffected narrator names John Updike and John Cheever the ur-bards of male misery, terrain Amdahl rips up like a tank bashes asphalt in brash and bloody yet astutely crafted stories of angst unlimited.

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