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The Resource The surprising place : stories, Malinda McCollum

The surprising place : stories, Malinda McCollum

Label
The surprising place : stories
Title
The surprising place
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Malinda McCollum
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A woman walks a raccoon on a leash, a synchronized swimming coach pops pills during practice, a bagpiper holds a young girl hostage, and an orphan puts her fist through a window, discovering in the engine noise of a jet passing overhead the perfect witness to her inner pain. In this debut collection from prizewinning short story writer Malinda McCollum, people adrift in the American Midwest struggle to find their way in the world, with few signposts for guidance. Set largely in Des Moines, Iowa, over the expanse of several decades, these twelve stories explore the surprising places where our outsized longings may lead us. In prose as lean and unflinching as an Iowa winter, these stories offer confrontation and consolation in equal measure."--
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Provided by publisher
Awards note
Winner of the Juniper Prize for Fiction
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCollum, Malinda
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Short stories
Label
The surprising place : stories, Malinda McCollum
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
He ain't Jesus -- The fifth wall -- Think straight -- Us, crazy -- Wonderland of rocks -- Sharks -- Your big sister -- House of troubles -- Days dirty -- Kicks -- Good monks -- Smart life -- The surprising place
Control code
on1012343515
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 197 pages
Isbn
9781625343482
Lccn
2017050256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028019840
System control number
(OCoLC)1012343515
Label
The surprising place : stories, Malinda McCollum
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
He ain't Jesus -- The fifth wall -- Think straight -- Us, crazy -- Wonderland of rocks -- Sharks -- Your big sister -- House of troubles -- Days dirty -- Kicks -- Good monks -- Smart life -- The surprising place
Control code
on1012343515
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 197 pages
Isbn
9781625343482
Lccn
2017050256
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028019840
System control number
(OCoLC)1012343515

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