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The ant king and other stories

Author: Benjamin Rosenbaum
Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A dazzling, postmodern debut collection of pulp and surreal fictions: a writer of alternate histories defends his patron's zeppelin against assassins and pirates; a woman transforms into hundreds of gumballs; an emancipated children's collective goes house hunting.

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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fantasy fiction, American
Science fiction, American
Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rosenbaum, Benjamin, 1969-
Ant king and other stories.
Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, ©2008
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Rosenbaum
ISBN: 9781931520522 1931520526 9781931520539 1931520534 9781931520515 1931520518 9781931520508 193152050X
OCLC Number: 182529121
Description: 228 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The ant king: a California fairy tale --
The valley of giants --
The orange --
Biographical notes to "A discourse on the nature of causality, with air-planes" by Benjamin Rosenbaum --
Start the clock --
The blow --
Embracing-the-new --
Falling --
Orphans --
On the cliff by the river --
Fig --
The book of Jashar --
The house beyond your sky --
Red leather tassels --
Other cities --
Sense and sensibility --
A siege of cranes.
Responsibility: Benjamin Rosenbaum.
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A debut spanning the weirdest corners of literature and science fiction, exploring family, loyalty, and memory.  Read more...


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"Witty, daring and intelligent, Kessel produces some of the best science fiction in the genre." --Publishers Weekly "Kessel's darkly comic vision is wackily funny, brilliantly cruel, and joltingly Read more...

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