The Resource A moral tale and other moral tales, Josh Emmons, (electronic resource)

A moral tale and other moral tales, Josh Emmons, (electronic resource)

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A moral tale and other moral tales
Title
A moral tale and other moral tales
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Josh Emmons
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Language
eng
Summary
A Moral Tale, and Other Moral Tales presents a twist on the classic morality play, where rewards and punishments betray the classic fairytale logic and the greatest redemption is "to thine own self be true." A deluded mathematician spends the night with a recent divorcee who realizes his story doesn't add up. A cat-fearing woman leaves her husband and lands somewhere between home and the underworld. A cheating husband decides to kill his wife and falls disastrously in love with her instead. Colored by an unpredictable and entertaining cast, the stories in this collection explore everything from sublimated desire and apocalyptic despair to classical romance, thwarted idealism, and criminal passion. Winner of the 2016 Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Contest, A Moral Tale, and Other Moral Tales is the debut short story collection by Josh Emmons, whose past novels have been praised by The New York Times, People Magazine, and Jonathan Franzen
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This debut short story collection examines the way we view sex, the environment, friendship, aging, love and honesty
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10563654
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Emmons, Josh
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Short Stories (single Author)
  • Literary
  • Electronic books
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adult
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and other moral tales
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A moral tale and other moral tales, Josh Emmons, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
MWT11905006
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781945814044
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT11905006
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remote
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11905006
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A moral tale and other moral tales, Josh Emmons, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11905006
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781945814044
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11905006
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11905006
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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