The Resource Barking man and other stories, Madison Smartt Bell, (electronic resource)

Barking man and other stories, Madison Smartt Bell, (electronic resource)

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Barking man and other stories
Title
Barking man and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Madison Smartt Bell
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ten tales of misfits in big cities and lonely backwaters, striving to free themselves from traps of their own making In each of Bell's ten stories, characters struggle through trying times, captives of their own bad decisions or plain bad luck. In "Black and Tan," a farmer's fortitude after the tragic death of his family leads him to become a savior of delinquent boys. The title story charts a London student's crumbling psyche. And in "Petit Cachou" hustlers and panhandlers in the French Riviera experience the darker side of life on a seemingly perfect stretch of the Mediterranean coastline. While depicting characters both sympathetic and hopeless, Bell's remarkable insight makes for a vivid rendering of civilization's many frayed edges. Barking Man is the author's second collection of stories, and presents Bell's writing at its most unforgettable
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Midwest
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Bell, Madison Smartt
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Manners and customs
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adult
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Barking man and other stories, Madison Smartt Bell, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11552155
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781453235454
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552155
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Barking man and other stories, Madison Smartt Bell, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11552155
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453235454
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552155
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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