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The lightning jar

Author: Christian Felt
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2018]
Series: John Simmons short fiction award.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Lightning Jar is about lonely children. It may be more about lonely children than any other book. These children are good at making imaginary friends but have trouble keeping them. For instance, there's the Morra, who plunges the world into eternal winter. But she also teaches Mons the meaning of love and helps him burn down his house after some Gypsies turn it into a middle school. Then there's the Gorbel.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Felt, Christian, 1989-
Lightning jar.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018014227
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Felt
ISBN: 9781609386009 1609386000
OCLC Number: 1029770001
Description: 121 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: John Simmons short fiction award.
Responsibility: Christian Felt.

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In the spirit of Tove Jansson, William Blake, and Calvin & Hobbes, The Lightning Jar contains a volatile mix of innocence and experience, faith and doubt, nostalgia and a sense of all there is to  Read more...

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." . . eerie and wondrous. Gypsies and ghosts, colors and sounds, forests and dances: they all twirl together in this lonely, lively book."--Foreword Reviews "The stories in Felt's collection tap Read more...

 
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