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The Resource Ladies and gentlemen : [stories], Adam Ross

Ladies and gentlemen : [stories], Adam Ross

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Ladies and gentlemen : [stories]
Title
Ladies and gentlemen
Title remainder
[stories]
Statement of responsibility
Adam Ross
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Short Stories. Following his celebrated debut novel, 'Mr. Peanut, ' Adam Ross presents a stunning collection of stories about brothers, loners, lovers, and young people navigating lives full of good intentions, misunderstandings, and obscured motives. A hotshot young lawyer, burdened by years of guilt and resentment, comes to the aid of his irresponsible kid brother, only to realize he's a pawn in a treacherous scheme. A lonely professor, frequently regaled with outrageous tales by the office handyman, suddenly fears he's being asked to abet a murderous fugitive. A man down on his luck closes in on a mysterious job offer while doing a good turn for his fragile neighbor, but his efforts backfire in a terrifically surreal-and hilarious-manner. And an enterprising adolescent uses his brief career as a child actor to fulfill the crush he has on a friend's older sister. Laced throughout with glimmers of redemption and a refreshing combination of warmth and cynicism, these noirish narratives have a youthful energy that belies their hard-won wisdom, and together they showcase one of our truly essential new writers
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Character
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10002962
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1967-
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Ross, Adam
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
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Short stories, American
Label
Ladies and gentlemen : [stories], Adam Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Contents
  • Futures
  • The rest of it
  • The suicide room
  • In the basement
  • When in Rome
  • Middleman
  • Ladies and gentlemen
Control code
000046699695
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 243 p.
Isbn
9780307270719
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
Ladies and gentlemen : [stories], Adam Ross
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Contents
  • Futures
  • The rest of it
  • The suicide room
  • In the basement
  • When in Rome
  • Middleman
  • Ladies and gentlemen
Control code
000046699695
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 243 p.
Isbn
9780307270719
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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