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Published: [United States] : Coach House Books : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781770563315 (electronic bk.), 1770563318 (electronic bk.),
Language:  English


An admirer of Miley Cyrus performs a three-thousand-word sentence in defense of his passion. Actor Matthew McConaughey descends into a surreal, stupefying desert of the soul. An aging porn star dons a grotesque dinosaur costume to film the sex scene of his life. Such are the speakers and stars of a collection of stories that explode the conventions of short fiction. Though shifting wildly in tone, structure and perspective from one page to the next, each of these mercurial stories is drenched in pop culture, the distancing effects of modern communication and the malaise of solitary existence. At their core, these stories are a portrait of ordinary people (as well as celebrities, who are just like everyone else!) striving, thinking, and suffering alone

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Additional Credits:
Wilcox, Alana, editor
hoopla digital

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