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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:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Felt, Christian, 1989-
Lightning jar.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018008669
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Felt
ISBN: 9781609386016 1609386019
OCLC Number: 1029774197
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Contents; The Smallest Cousin; The Lightning's Ghost; Nothing Happens; The Guest and the Gorbel; Notes from the Bottom Drawer; Snow on Snow; The Whale Tax; The Ruby Cloud; The Boy in White; The Cannibal Queen; The Beauty Contest; The Housewarming Party; The Little Mermaid and Me; The Guest on Summer Island
Series Title: John Simmons short fiction award.
Responsibility: by 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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