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The Resource New sudden fiction : short-short stories from America and beyond, edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas

New sudden fiction : short-short stories from America and beyond, edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas

Label
New sudden fiction : short-short stories from America and beyond
Title
New sudden fiction
Title remainder
short-short stories from America and beyond
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Responding to America's love for short-short stories, editors Robert Shapard and James Thomas searched thousands of books and magazines to select these sixty stories-each under 2,000 words, each with its own element of surprise-whether traditional, experimental, humorous, moving, or magical. In the process they discovered both new talents and a wealth of celebrated writers, among them Lan Samantha Chang, Jorge Luis Arzola, Aimee Bender, Romulus Linney, Yann Martel, Teolinda Gersao, Sam Shepard, and Tobias Wolff. Ha Jin narrates the arrest of two jokers by the Chinese state. Zdravka Evtimova conjures blood drops that can cure any disease. Ian Frazier writes public relations for crows. Juan Jose Millas leads an amnesiac husband to a darkened cathedral for a tryst with his own wife. Chuck Palahniuk tries his luck as a hospice escort. These tales told quickly offer pleasures long past their telling. Book jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.0108
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6120.2
LC item number
.N49 2007
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shapard, Robert
  • Thomas, James
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories
  • Short stories, American
  • Short stories, English
Label
New sudden fiction : short-short stories from America and beyond, edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip072/2006032221.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223129715703
  • 31223129715711
  • 31223129715695
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-368)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Other Persons -- A History of Everything, Including You -- The Raft -- The Red Fox Fur Coat -- Loving the Dead -- Powder -- Water Names -- Berlin Wall Piece -- The Remember -- Homage -- Tomorrow's Bird -- The Palmist -- Blood -- Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear -- Footnote -- We Ate the Children Last -- My Lawrence -- Feeling Good, Feeling Fine -- Pompeii -- Ma, a Memoir -- Essential Things -- Seven Pieces of Severance -- The Wine Doctor -- In Reference to Your Recent Communications -- Following the Notes -- The Minimalist -- I Shot the Sheriff --Before the Train and After -- Rosa Blanca -- The puppies -- Before and Again -- A Bad Joke -- Consumed -- Why Men Quit: An Intellectual Inquiry -- Delicate Touch -- Country Miles -- Scroll -- Swimming for Shore -- Mud -- Feeler -- The Party -- My Kid's Dog -- Power Lines -- Incarnations of Burned Children -- Inclusions -- Good, Brother -- Reply All -- Escort -- The Gold Lunch -- Doughnut Shops and Doormen -- A Piece of Sky -- Stolen Chocolates -- Juan the Cell Phone Salesman -- Nap Time -- Audio Tour -- Paper Slippers -- Crossroad -- Determinants -- How I Left Ned -- Moscow
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
368 p.
Isbn
9780393328011
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006032221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20081223-137
System control number
(OCoLC)71800711
Label
New sudden fiction : short-short stories from America and beyond, edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip072/2006032221.html
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223129715703
  • 31223129715711
  • 31223129715695
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-368)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Other Persons -- A History of Everything, Including You -- The Raft -- The Red Fox Fur Coat -- Loving the Dead -- Powder -- Water Names -- Berlin Wall Piece -- The Remember -- Homage -- Tomorrow's Bird -- The Palmist -- Blood -- Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear -- Footnote -- We Ate the Children Last -- My Lawrence -- Feeling Good, Feeling Fine -- Pompeii -- Ma, a Memoir -- Essential Things -- Seven Pieces of Severance -- The Wine Doctor -- In Reference to Your Recent Communications -- Following the Notes -- The Minimalist -- I Shot the Sheriff --Before the Train and After -- Rosa Blanca -- The puppies -- Before and Again -- A Bad Joke -- Consumed -- Why Men Quit: An Intellectual Inquiry -- Delicate Touch -- Country Miles -- Scroll -- Swimming for Shore -- Mud -- Feeler -- The Party -- My Kid's Dog -- Power Lines -- Incarnations of Burned Children -- Inclusions -- Good, Brother -- Reply All -- Escort -- The Gold Lunch -- Doughnut Shops and Doormen -- A Piece of Sky -- Stolen Chocolates -- Juan the Cell Phone Salesman -- Nap Time -- Audio Tour -- Paper Slippers -- Crossroad -- Determinants -- How I Left Ned -- Moscow
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
368 p.
Isbn
9780393328011
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006032221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20081223-137
System control number
(OCoLC)71800711

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