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- DescriptionLucy Corin s dazzling new collection is powered by one hundred apocalypses: a series of short stories, many only a few lines, that illuminate moments of vexation and crisis, revelations and revolutions. An apocalypse might come in the form of the end of a relationship or the end of the world, but what it exposes is the tricky landscape of our longing for a clean slate. Three longer stories are equally visionary: in Eyes of Dogs, a soldier returns from war and encounters a witch who may in fact be his mother; Madmen describes an America where children who reach adolescence choose the madman who will accompany them into adulthood; in Godzilla versus the Smog Monster, a teenager is flustered by his older, wilder neighbor while California burns on the other side of the continent. At once mournful and explosively energetic, One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses makes manifest the troubled conscience of an uneasy time.
- Author BiographyLucy Corin is the author of the short story collection The Entire Predicament and the novel Everyday Psychokillers: A History for Girls. Recent stories appeared in American Short Fiction, Conjunctions, and Tin House Magazine. She won the 2012 American Academy of Arts and Letters Rome Prize and usually lives in San Francisco. She teaches at the University of California at Davis.
- Author(s)Lucy Corin
- PublisherMcSweeney's Publishing
- Date of Publication30/05/2013
- SubjectShort Stories & Fiction Anthologies
- Place of PublicationSan Francisco
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMcSweeney's Publishing
- Weight363 g
- Width142 mm
- Height211 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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