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The Resource The mighty Currawongs : & other stories, Brian Doyle

The mighty Currawongs : & other stories, Brian Doyle

Label
The mighty Currawongs : & other stories
Title
The mighty Currawongs
Title remainder
& other stories
Statement of responsibility
Brian Doyle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of headlong tales by Oregon author Brian Doyle - exploring such riveting and peculiar topics as chess in the Levant, tailors who specialize in holes, how to report stigmata to your attending physician, the intense hilarity of basketball, how to have a bitter verbal marital fight in your car, an all-Chinese football team in Australia, soccer and Catholicism, what it's like to be in a ska band, a singing Korean baker, an archbishop who loses his faith between the salad and the entrée, genius Girl Scouts who save a radio station, and a baby born from a lake in Illinois. And some other fascinating stories. Really. Trust us"--
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Summary
"A collection of headlong tales by Oregon author Brian Doyle - exploring such riveting and peculiar topics as chess in the Levant, tailors who specialize in holes, how to report stigmata to your attending physician, the intense hilarity of basketball, how to have a bitter verbal marital fight in your car, an all-Chinese football team in Australia, soccer and Catholicism, what it's like to be in a ska band, a singing Korean baker, an archbishop who loses his faith between the salad and the entrée genius Girl Scouts who save a radio station, and a baby born from a lake in Illinois. And some other fascinating stories. Really. Trust us"--
Tone
Writing style
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Provided by publisher
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10528775
Cataloging source
DLC
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1956 November 6-
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Doyle, Brian
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
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  • Short stories, American
  • FICTION / Short Stories (single author)
  • Short stories, American
Target audience
adult
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& other stories
Label
The mighty Currawongs : & other stories, Brian Doyle
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
A surf story -- This is the part where you say something real -- The archbishop loses his faith -- Four Boston basketball stories -- In the Cafe Rue de Turenne, Charleroi, Belgium, 1943 -- Mr. Kim's song -- Roma vs. Lazio -- Dear Mum, -- Mr. Oleander -- The mighty currawongs -- Jesus Joseph -- The detours -- Chauncy Street -- Guys who knew guys -- Elson Habib, playing white, ponders his opening move -- Elson Habib, playing black, ponders the end game -- Her kid -- The Mermens -- The stigmata -- The people of West Kalimantan vs. the glorious Kayan warriors of Borneo -- The Lutheran minister's daughter -- The new bishop -- A note on the actors -- The subtle theater -- On flinging the dog -- A note on countification -- KXMS -- When you're out of Schlitz, you're out of beer -- It's all about teeth, in the end -- The guest speaker -- Sachiel the tailor -- Muirin -- The seventh
Control code
ocn952277144
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9781597090520
Lccn
2016023192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)952277144
Label
The mighty Currawongs : & other stories, Brian Doyle
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
A surf story -- This is the part where you say something real -- The archbishop loses his faith -- Four Boston basketball stories -- In the Cafe Rue de Turenne, Charleroi, Belgium, 1943 -- Mr. Kim's song -- Roma vs. Lazio -- Dear Mum, -- Mr. Oleander -- The mighty currawongs -- Jesus Joseph -- The detours -- Chauncy Street -- Guys who knew guys -- Elson Habib, playing white, ponders his opening move -- Elson Habib, playing black, ponders the end game -- Her kid -- The Mermens -- The stigmata -- The people of West Kalimantan vs. the glorious Kayan warriors of Borneo -- The Lutheran minister's daughter -- The new bishop -- A note on the actors -- The subtle theater -- On flinging the dog -- A note on countification -- KXMS -- When you're out of Schlitz, you're out of beer -- It's all about teeth, in the end -- The guest speaker -- Sachiel the tailor -- Muirin -- The seventh
Control code
ocn952277144
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9781597090520
Lccn
2016023192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)952277144

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