Sightings

Sightings

Stories

eBook - 2013
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B.J. Hollars's debut short story collection offers ten thematically linked tales, all of which are out to subvert conventional notions of the midwestern coming-of-age story. The stories feature an assemblage of Bigfoot believers, Civil War reenactors, misidentified Eskimos, and grief-stricken clowns, among other outcasts incapable of finding a place in their worlds. In these marvelous stories, we can join a family on a very 21st-century trip along the Oregon Trail, watch as a boy builds a brother from a vacuum cleaner, follow a sandlot baseball team as it struggles to overcome an invasion.
Publisher: Bloomington and Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9780253008466
0253008468
9780253008381
0253008387
9781299319219
1299319211
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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