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In this collection of short stories, Ken Kesey challenges public and private demons with a wrestler's brave and deceptive embrace, making it clear that the energy of madness must live on.

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Ken Kesey was born in 1935 and grew up in Oregon. He graduated from the University of Oregon and later studied at Stanford with Wallace Stegner, Malcolm Cowley, Richard Scowcroft, and Frank O' Connor. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, his first novel, was published in 1962. His second novel, Sometimes a Great Notion, followed in 1964. His other books include Kesey's Garage Sale, Demon Box, Caverns (with O. U. Levon), The Further Inquiry, Sailor Song, and Last Go Round (with Ken Babbs). His two children's books are Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear and The Sea Lion. Ken Kesey died on November 10, 2001.

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Spy-C, February 2, 2011 (view all comments by Spy-C)
This mostly forgotten collection of short stories by the enigmatic 60's icon and Willamette Valley resident, Ken Kesey, has a lot to offer. While not every story is a gem, every story has a complete visceral Kesey moment where you live the feelings the author offers up. Kesey still trumpets through the mundane to touch the sky, and several of the stories, including "In Search of the Secret Pyramid" and the ghostly Dickensian "Now We Know How Many Holes it Takes to Fill the Albert Hall" show the writer for the true master he was. This collection is honest, deconstructionist, and full of tributes to earlier works, times, and experiences. Worth the time, although a table of contents would have been nice.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140085303
Author:
Kesey, Ken
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
no. 29
Publication Date:
19870831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
7.81x5.06x.90 in. .71 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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