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Without a hero : stories

Author: T Coraghessan Boyle
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifteen satirical stories from a master of the art. In the title story a yuppie tries to impress a Russian immigrant with the consumer culture and finds himself outdone, "Big Game," is about a phony game ranch in California, and in "Carnal Knowledge," a woman convinces a man to liberate a turkey for Thanksgiving.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyle, T. Coraghessan.
Without a hero.
New York : Viking, 1994
(OCoLC)623990252
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T Coraghessan Boyle
ISBN: 0670849634 9780670849635 0140178392 9780140178395
OCLC Number: 28962812
Description: 238 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Big game --
Hopes rise --
Filthy with things --
Without a hero --
Respect --
Acts of God --
Back in the eocene --
Carnal knowledge --
The 100 faces of death, volume IV --
56-0 --
Top of the food chain --
Little America --
Beat --
The fog man --
Sitting on top of the world.
Responsibility: by T. Coraghessan Boyle.

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Fifteen satirical stories from a master of the art. In the title story a yuppie tries to impress a Russian immigrant with the consumer culture and finds himself outdone, "Big Game," is about a phony game ranch in California, and in "Carnal Knowledge," a woman convinces a man to liberate a turkey for Thanksgiving.

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