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Author: Douglas E Watson
Publisher: Rochester, NY : BOA Editions, Ltd., 2013.
Series: American reader series, v. 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Debut collection by winner of the first annual BOA Short Fiction Prize. Quirky, funny stories by a singular new voice.


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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas E Watson
ISBN: 9781938160103 193816010X
OCLC Number: 812258345
Awards: Winner of the first annual BOA Short Fiction Prize.
Description: 147 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Against specificity --
The death of John O'brien --
The eara of not quite --
Molly Rivers, 85 held outlandish views --
I'm sorry I lost the scrap of paper on which you outlined your plans for the future --
My memoir --
When the world broke --
Men --
My foot is on fire --
The man who was cast into the void --
What I did on my summer vacation --
Special advertising section --
Wolves --
The purest note that had ever been sung --
Two country gentlemen --
The cave --
Pachyderms --
Life on the moon --
The fate of mothers --
Narrative of the life of Jacob Livesey --
uthor sentenced for life --
New animal --
The messenger who did not become a hero.
Series Title: American reader series, v. 19.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: by Douglas Watson.


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"Modest in their ambitions and narrow in scope, these tales, in which, for example, a dragon bites off his own foot for having 'wronged beauty,' will stick with you."--Booklist review "What it means Read more...

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