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The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God: And Other Stories

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ISBN13: 9781592641055
ISBN10: 1592641059
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Israel's hippest bestselling young writer today, Etgar Keret is part court jester, part literary crown prince, part national conscience. The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God gathers his daring and provocative short stories for the first time in English. Brief, intense, painfully funny, and shockingly honest, Keret's stories are snapshots that illuminate with intelligence and wit the hidden truths of life. As with the best comic authors, hilarity and anguish are the twin pillars of his work. Keret covers a remarkable emotional and narrative terrain-from a father's first lesson to his boy to a standoff between soldiers caught in the Middle East conflict to a slice of life where nothing much happens. Bus Driver includes stories from Keret's bestselling collections in Israel, Pipelines and Missing Kissinger, as well as Keret's major new novella, "Kneller's Happy Campers," a bitingly satirical yet wistful road trip set in the afterlife for suicides.

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mona, December 6, 2006 (view all comments by mona)
short and powerful, these stories are in turn bizarre and touching. give him a try, you won't be sorry.
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ISBN:
9781592641055
Author:
Keret, Etgar
Publisher:
Toby Press
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Short stories, hebrew
Subject:
Keret, Etgar
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8.50x6.42x.39 in. .43 lbs.

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