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Title: The Baum plan for financial independence and other stories
Authors: Kessel, John
Keywords: Short Story Collection
American literature
Science fiction
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press, 2008.
Citation: Kessel, J. (2007). The Baum plan for financial independence and other stories [Adobe Digital Editions version]
Abstract: An ex-con finds himself falling, once more, under a seductive, amoral woman's spell. A hidden door in a summer house leads to a land of plenty. An inventor's life converges with the pulp fiction he reads. In "Pride of Prometheus," the Bennet sisters encounter Dr. Frankestein and his monster. And, in his acclaimed and award-winning Lunar Quartet, Kessel explores the gender dynamics, politics, and long-term sustainability of a matriachal lunar colony. This astonishing collection ranges from science fiction to the uncanny to the surreal while intersecting with Frank L. Baum's Oz and the characters of Flannery O'Connor, Mary Shelley, and Jane Austen. By turns satirical, horrific, funny, and generous, these stories showcase the manifold gifts of a modern-day master.
Description: 315 p. ; 23 cm.
Libro Electrónico
ISBN: 978-1-931520-50-8
Appears in Collections:810 American literature in English

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