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This Too Can Be Yoursby Beth Lisick
2002 Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Fiction
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In this wholly unpredictable collection of tongue-in-chic short stories, Beth Lisick casts a cool eye on the lost and living dead of offices, nightclubs, shopping malls, and rent-controlled apartments. Pretentious web designers, reality show wannabes, and hipster party girls are among the characters populating a seemingly ordinary world teetering on the brink of chaos.
"She transforms the mundane into comic-absurd revelations on the human experience." SF Weekly
In this unpredictable collection of tongue-in-chic short stories, Beth Lisick casts a cool eye offices, nightclubs, and shopping malls.
In a dozen connected short stories, Beth Lisick casts a cool eye on the lost souls and living dead of offices, nightclubs, shopping malls, and tidy homes. Pretentious Web designers are a dime a dozen in this world, boring everyone with their tales of vacations in Cuba and start-up IPOs. How is anybody supposed to breathe amidst all this hot air? In this wholly unpredictable collection of "tongue-in-chic" short stories, Lisick unveils a world of interrelatedness with its often incomprehensible coincidences.
About the Author
Beth Lisick is the author of two bestsellers, Everybody Into the Pool and Helping Me Help Myself, and is the co-founder of the Porchlight storytelling series. Her first book was Monkey Girl, this is her second.
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