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Thirst (Paperback)

Author:  Ken Kalfus
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1571310819
ISBN-13: 9781571310811
Sku: 211540657
Publish Date: 2/1/2010
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.5H x 5L x 0.5T
Pages:  205
 
Drawing from his experiences abroad, Kalfus presents alternately hilarious and touching portraits of human beings caught in the cultural shifts that disrupt their lives.
From the Publisher:
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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Short stories with a touch of magical realism, by an American writer. A "New York Times" Notable Book for 1998.

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Kirkus Reviews
"A middling mix, with glimmers of real strengths in the offing." 05/01/1998

Voice Literary Supplement
"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." November 1998

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0205
Product attributePublisher:   Milkweed Editions
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