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Synopsis:

Abbott's community is pure Americana, a wild world inhabited by gloriously street-smart smartasses: overeducated, underemployed men mourning for the confident women who have left them—or have they?—but knowing that equally confident women are just around the corner—or are they? His urgent, maximalist style allows their exhilarating voices to be heard and remembered.

 

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Lee Abbott is Humanities Distinguished Professor in English at Ohio State University. His latest collection, All Things, All at Once: New and Selected Stories, was published in 2006.

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ISBN:
9781587298134
Author:
Abbott, Lee K.
Publisher:
University of Iowa Press
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Iowa Short Fiction Award
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
9.25 x 5.5 x 0.5 in

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Abbott's community is pure Americana, a wild world inhabited by gloriously street-smart smartasses: overeducated, underemployed men mourning for the confident women who have left them—or have they?—but knowing that equally confident women are just around the corner—or are they? His urgent, maximalist style allows their exhilarating voices to be heard and remembered.

 

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