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The worst years of your life : stories for the geeked-out, angst-ridden, lust -addled, and deeply misunderstood adolescent in all of us

Author: Mark Jude Poirier
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of short stories captures the humiliation, depression, angst, growing pains, first romance, embarrassment, and confusion of adolescence in a collection that features contributions by John Barth, Stanley Elkin, and AM Homes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Worst years of your life.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2007
(OCoLC)608209795
Online version:
Worst years of your life.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2007
(OCoLC)610016967
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Jude Poirier
ISBN: 9781416549260 1416549269
OCLC Number: 124538915
Description: xi, 383 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Bohemians / George Saunders --
Sisters of the moon / Jennifer Egan --
Class trip / Victor D. LaValle --
Note to sixth-grade self / Julie Orringer --
Lost in the funhouse / John Barth --
At the cafe lovely / Rattawut Lapcharoensap --
A poetics for bullies / Stanley Elkin --
The beauty treatment / Stacey Richter --
Spending the night with the poor / Jim Shepard --
Alcatraz / Alicia Erian --
A real doll / A.M. Homes --
Brilliant mistake / Robert Boswell --
Pretty Judy / Kevin Canty --
Thunderbird / Mark Jude Poirier --
Lyndon / Amber Dermont --
How we avenged the blums / Nathan Englander --
Good monks / Malinda McCollum --
A child's book of sickness and death / Chris Adrian --
Junior / Elizabeth Stuckey-French --
Charlotte / Holiday Reinhorn.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Jude Poirier.
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An anthology of short stories captures the humiliation, depression, angst, growing pains, first romance, embarrassment, and confusion of adolescence in a collection that features contributions by John Barth, Stanley Elkin, and AM Homes.

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