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Damned if I do : stories

Author: Percival Everett
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2004] ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A cop, a cowboy, several fly fishermen, and even a reluctant romance novelist inhabit these revealing and often hilarious stories. An old man ends up in high-speed chase with the cops after stealing the car that blocks the garbage bin at his apartment building. A stranger gets a job at a sandwich shop and fixes everything in sight: a manual mustard dispenser, a mouthful of crooked teeth, thirty-two parking tickets,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Humorous fiction
Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Everett, Percival.
Damned if I do.
Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)643796371
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Percival Everett
ISBN: 1555974112 9781555974114
OCLC Number: 56661230
Description: 204 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The fix --
House --
Alluvial deposits --
True romance --
Age would be that does --
The appropriation of cultures --
Warm and nicely buried --
Afraid of the dark --
Epigenesis --
The devolution of nuclear associability --
The last heat of summer --
Randall Randall.
Responsibility: Percival Everett.
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The author of Erasure offers a fascinating collection of new short stories featuring a policeman, a cowboy, a romance novelist, and several fly fisherman as protagonists in a series of humorous but  Read more...

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