The Resource Mr. Bones : twenty stories, Paul Theroux

Mr. Bones : twenty stories, Paul Theroux

Label
Mr. Bones : twenty stories
Title
Mr. Bones
Title remainder
twenty stories
Statement of responsibility
Paul Theroux
Title variation
20 stories
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A dark and bitingly humorous collection of short stories from the "brilliantly evocative" (Time) Paul Theroux A family watches in horror as their patriarch transforms into the singing, wise-cracking lead of an old-timey minstrel show. A renowned art collector relishes publicly destroying his most valuable pieces. Two boys stand by helplessly as their father stages an all-consuming war on the raccoons living in the woods around their house. A young artist devotes himself to a wealthy, malicious gossip, knowing that it's just a matter of time before she turns on him. In this new collection of short stories, acclaimed author Paul Theroux explores the tenuous leadership of the elite and the surprising revenge of the overlooked. He shows us humanity possessed, consumed by its own desire and compulsion, always with his carefully honed eye for detail and the subtle idiosyncrasies that bring his characters to life. Searing, dark, and sure to unsettle, Mr. Bones is a stunning new display of Paul Theroux's "fluent, faintly sinister powers of vision and imagination" (John Updike, The New Yorker)"--
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Summary
"A dark and bitingly humorous collection of short stories from the "brilliantly evocative" (Time) Paul Theroux."--
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10358053
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Theroux, Paul
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.H4
LC item number
A6 2014
Literary form
fiction
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Theroux, Paul
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True
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Short stories, American
Target audience
adult
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twenty stories
Label
Mr. Bones : twenty stories, Paul Theroux
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
  • Nowadays the dead don't die
  • Autostop summer
  • Voices of love
  • The furies
  • Rangers
  • Action
  • Long story short
  • Neighbor islands
  • The traveler's wife
  • The first world
  • Minor watt
  • Headache
  • I'm the meat, you're the knife
  • Mr. Bones
  • Our raccoon year
  • Mrs. Everest
  • Another necklace
  • Incident in the Oriente
  • Rip it up
  • Siamese nights
Control code
ocn867078251
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780544324022
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014013037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)867078251
Label
Mr. Bones : twenty stories, Paul Theroux
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
  • Nowadays the dead don't die
  • Autostop summer
  • Voices of love
  • The furies
  • Rangers
  • Action
  • Long story short
  • Neighbor islands
  • The traveler's wife
  • The first world
  • Minor watt
  • Headache
  • I'm the meat, you're the knife
  • Mr. Bones
  • Our raccoon year
  • Mrs. Everest
  • Another necklace
  • Incident in the Oriente
  • Rip it up
  • Siamese nights
Control code
ocn867078251
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780544324022
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014013037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)867078251

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