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Better living through plastic explosives : stories

Author: Zsuzsi Gartner
Publisher: New York : Pintail, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of satirical and darkly humorous stories set in Vancouver which tackle themes of evolution, manhood, international adoption, real estate, the movie industry, science and faith, art, and terrorism.
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Genre/Form: Satire
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zsuzsi Gartner
ISBN: 9780670066926 0670066923
OCLC Number: 785072935
Notes: "First published in Hamish Hamilton hardcover by Penguin Canada, a division of Pearson Canada, Inc., 2011"--Title page verso.
Description: 216 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Summer of the flesh eater --
Once, we were Swedes --
Floating like a goat --
Investment results may vary --
Adopted Chinese daughters' rebellion --
What are we doing here? --
Someone is killing the great motivational speakers of amerika --
Mister Kakami --
We come in peace --
Better living through plastic explosives.
Responsibility: Zsuzsi Gartner.

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A collection of satirical and darkly humorous stories set in Vancouver which tackle themes of evolution, manhood, international adoption, real estate, the movie industry, science and faith, art, and terrorism.

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