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LocationClark County
Call NoF Scan
TitleThe dominant animal : stories / Kathryn Scanlan.
AuthorScanlan, Kathryn, 1980- author.
Total Circ0
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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
 Clark County30293101836638F Scan6/26/2020 AvailableClark County

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9780374538293
International Standard Book Number 0374538298
Personal Name Scanlan, Kathryn, 1980- author.
Title Statement The dominant animal : stories / Kathryn Scanlan.
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : MCD x FSG Originals / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.
Physical Description ix, 146 pages ; 20 cm.
Summary, Etc. "In The Dominant Animal--Kathryn Scanlan's adventurous, unsettling debut collection--compression is key. Sentences have been relentlessly trimmed, tuned, and teased for maximum impact, and a ferocious attention to rhythm and sound results in a palpable pulse of excitability and distress. The nature of love is questioned at a golf course, a flower shop, an all-you-can-eat buffet. The clay head of a man is bought and displayed as a trophy. Interior life manifests on the physical plane, where characters--human and animal--eat and breathe, provoke and injure one another. With exquisite control, Scanlan moves from expansive moods and fine afternoons to unease and violence--and also from deliberate and generative ambiguity to shocking, revelatory exactitude. Disturbances accrue as the collection progresses. How often the conclusions open--rather than tie--up. How they twist alertly. No mercy, a character says--and these stories are merciless and strange and absolutely masterful."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Short stories, American.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Flash fiction, American.
Index Term-Genre/Form Short stories.
Index Term-Genre/Form Flash fiction.

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