Big World

Big World

Stories

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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A short story collection full of powerful prose and remarkably genuine characters from the author of The Last Days of California The characters in Mary Miller's debut short story collection, Big World, are at once autonomous and lonesome, possessing both a longing to connect with those around them and a cynicism regarding their ability to do so, whether they're holed up in a motel room in Pigeon Forge with an air-gun-shooting boyfriend, as in "Fast Trains," or navigating the rooms of their house with their dad after their mother's death as in "Leak." Mary Miller's writing is unapologetically honest and efficient, and the gut-wrenching directness of her prose is reminiscent of Mary Gaitskill and Courtney Eldridge, if Gaitskill's and Eldridge's stories were set in the South and reeked of spilled beer and cigarette smoke
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2015
[United States] : Blackstone Audio, Incorporated : 2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781481522007
1481522000
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: data file
digital,Digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 21 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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