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The brief and frightening reign of Phil ; : and, In persuasion nation, George Saunders

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The brief and frightening reign of Phil ; : and, In persuasion nation
Title
The brief and frightening reign of Phil ;
Title remainder
and, In persuasion nation
Statement of responsibility
George Saunders
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to Inner Horner, a nation so small it can only accommodate one citizen at a time. But when Inner Horner suddenly shrinks, forcing three-quarters of the citizen in residence over the border into Outer Horner territory, the Outer Hornerites declare an Invasion in Progress, having fallen under the spell of the power-hungry and demagogic Phil. So begins his brief and very frightening reign The novella is followed by In Persuasion Nation, a collection of stories by turns touching, funny and sad, and set in a warped, hilarious yet very recognisable American landscape
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Citizens waiting to enter the country of Inner Horner, a strange land that is only large enough for one resident at a time, fall prey to the tyrannical rule of the ambitious and power-hungry Phil, igniting an outbreak of injustice and mass hysteria
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137956
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QU
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1958-
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Saunders, George
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Saunders, George
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True
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  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Citizenship
  • Political fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The brief and frightening reign of Phil ; : and, In persuasion nation, George Saunders
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Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain 2006
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000042060867
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780747585961
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)76851817
Label
The brief and frightening reign of Phil ; : and, In persuasion nation, George Saunders
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain 2006
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000042060867
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780747585961
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)76851817

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