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The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories

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Steve Almond, the man whose candy jones fueled the bestseller Candyfreak, returns with a collection of stories that both seals his reputation as a master of the modern form and risks getting him arrested. The cast of characters in The Evil B.B. Chow and Other Stories includes a wealthy family certain they have been abducted by space aliens, a sexy magazine editor who falls for a worldclass cad, and a beleaguered dentist who refuses to read his best friend's novel. Michael Jackson and Abraham Lincoln make cameos, as do a variety of desperate and beautiful loonies, all of whom are laid bare, often literally. In these twelve stories, Almond refuses to let his characters off the hook, or to abandon them, until we have seen the full measure of ourselves within their struggle.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565128644
Publisher:
Algonquin Books
Subject:
Fiction : Short Stories (single author)
Author:
Almond, Steve
Publication Date:
April 2006
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
248

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