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The best of Joe R. Lansdale

Author: Joe R Lansdale
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Tachyon, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stories in this collection are populated by characters such as zombies, Godzilla, and wise-cracking down-on-their-luck types who are caught up in bizarre incidents and mundane desires. Marked by elements of horror, suspense, black humor, and Texas, these stories are vintage Lansdale.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Horror fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-
Best of Joe R. Lansdale.
San Francisco, CA : Tachyon, 2010
(OCoLC)368023899
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 9781616960070 1616960078 9781616960056 1616960051
OCLC Number: 613681276
Description: 1 online resource (369 pages)
Contents: Crucified dreams : introduction by Joe R. Lansdale --
Godzilla's twelve-step program --
Bubba Ho-Tep --
Mad dog summer --
Fire dog --
The big blow --
Duck hunt --
Incident on and off a mountain road --
The events concerning a nude fold-out found in a Harelequin romance --
White mule, spotted pig --
On the far side of the Cadillac Desert with dead folks --
Not from Detroit --
Cowboy --
Steppin' out, summer '68 --
Fish night --
Hell through a windshield --
Night they missed the horror show.
Responsibility: Joe R. Lansdale.

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Stories in this collection are populated by characters such as zombies, Godzilla, and wise-cracking down-on-their-luck types who are caught up in bizarre incidents and mundane desires. Marked by elements of horror, suspense, black humor, and Texas, these stories are vintage Lansdale.

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"Not From Detroit" - Death drives a car that is not from Detroit. After Death takes Alex's wife's soul and places it in a matchbox Alex pursues Death down the road and forces him into a ditch. Alex overpowers Death which Death respects so he acquiesces to Alex's demand to return Margie for a little...
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