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Author
Henry, Jim, 1962- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Iowa City, Iowa : University of Iowa Press, c1997.
Description
1 online resource (153 p.)

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Jim Henry's stories defy convention. There are no easy answers, no quick fixes. Although the plots vary-from a corpse returning to visit his family weeks after his burial, to the musings of a congressman grappling with the weight of history, to a wealthy family's elaborate plot to cheer their mysteriously wounded mother-all express a sense of the extraordinary in the ordinary, the absurd in the everyday.Henry's characters are for the most part misfits, outsiders looking in on a world whose seemingly natural order is turned upside down. In a throw-away culture obsessed wit
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English
Contents
Contents; Motherhurt; Gladys Knows; The Flood; Congressman Spoonbender; The Earthling!; The Prodigal Corpse; Observer Status; Jesus; The Main Event; The Last of the Plaids; "Yes!" Wins; Mouthfeel
ISBN
1-58729-107-X
OCLC
44962628
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