Thirst (Paperback)

Author: Kalfus, Ken

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Drawing from his experiences abroad, Kalfus presents alternately hilarious and touching portraits of human beings caught in the cultural shifts that disrupt their lives.


Publisher Milkweed Editions
Mfg Part# 9781571310811
SKU 211540657
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1571310819
Release Date 2/1/2010
"A middling mix, with glimmers of real strengths in the offing."
"As Ken Kalfus often reminds us in one of the most potent debut books this year, sometimes the really significant truths are those found closest to home."
From the Publisher
Annotation Short stories with a touch of magical realism, by an American writer. A "New York Times" Notable Book for 1998.
Editors Note Blending an international perspective with an inventive, surreal approach to fiction, a collection of short stories explores what happens to people who become dislocated from the familiar in such tales as "A Line Is a Set of Points," "The Joy and Melancholy Baseball Trivia Quiz," and "Bouquet." IP.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0205
Publisher Milkweed Editions
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