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The Baum plan for financial independence and other stories

Author: John Kessel
Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A long-awaited collection that intersects imaginatively with Pride and Prejudice, Frankenstein, The Wizard of Oz, and Flannery O'Connor. Includes John Kessel's modern classic sequence about life on the moon.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Science fiction
Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kessel, John.
Baum plan for financial independence and other stories.
Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press : Distributed to the trade by Consortium, ©2008
(OCoLC)945911557
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Kessel
ISBN: 9781931520515 1931520518 9781931520508 193152050X
OCLC Number: 182529120
Description: 315 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Baum plan for financial independence --
Every angel is --
Terrifying --
The invisible empire --
Powerless --
It's all true --
The red phone --
Downtown --
The last American --
The snake girl --
The juniper tree --
Stories for men --
Under the lunchbox tree --
Sunlight or rock --
Pride and Prometheus.
Responsibility: John Kessel.
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A literary collection of astonishing stories from an award-winning science-fiction writer and satirist.  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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