Contagion and Other Stories

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Mapping a literary space uniquely his own, Evenson'sCONTAGION AND OTHER STORIES pursues to a new level the crepescular anddelirious exploration begun in his acclaimed and controversialALTMANN'S TONGUE. Contagion and Other Stories PDF EBook In the O'Henry Award winning "Two Brothers," aminister breaks his leg while his sons watch then refuses to call anambulance, remaining convinced even unto death that God will arrive tolift him up and make him whole. The self- PDFacclaimed language specialistof "The Polygamy of Language" indiscriminately blends linguistics withmurder. "Contagion" is a skewed retelling of the early history ofbarbed wire, which interweaves metaphysics and the Westerngenre. "Watson's Boy" shows a boy endlessly wandering the humanequivalent of a conditioned response box while the protagonist of "ByHalves" finds himself trapped in a relationship that may notexist. Throughout, Evenson's immaculate prose draws us mercilessly upto confront troubled and troubling lives that, astoundingly, are noless human than our own. Like this book? Read online this: Financial Crises, Contagion, and the Lender of Last Resort, Patient Stories 2012- Stories from the present, lessons for the future.

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