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The Resource The dead fish museum, by Charles D'Ambrosio

The dead fish museum, by Charles D'Ambrosio

Label
The dead fish museum
Title
The dead fish museum
Statement of responsibility
by Charles D'Ambrosio
Title variation
dead fish museum
Title variation remainder
stories
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Each of these eight burnished, terrifying, masterfully crafted stories is set against a landscape that is both deeply American and unmistakably universal. A son confronts his father's madness and his own hunger for connection on a misguided hike in the Pacific Northwest. A screenwriter fights for his sanity in the bleak corridors of a Manhattan psych ward while lusting after a ballerina who sets herself ablaze. A Thanksgiving hunting trip in Northern Michigan becomes the scene of a haunting reckoning with marital infidelity and desperation. And in the magnificent title story, carpenters building sets for a porn movie drift dreamily beneath a surface of sexual tension toward a racial violence they will never fully comprehend. Taking place in remote cabins, asylums, Indian reservations, the backloads of Iowa and the streets of Seattle, this collection of stories, as muscular and challenging as the best novels, is about people who have been orphaned, who have lost connection, and who have exhausted the ability to generate meaning in their lives. Yet in the midst of lacerating difficulty, the sensibility at work in these fictions boldly insists on the enduring power of love."--Publisher's description
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2006
Awards note
Oregon Book Award for Short Fiction, 2007.
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145524
Cataloging source
DLC
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D'Ambrosio, Charles
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.A469
LC item number
D43 2006
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Short stories, American
  • Short stories, American
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stories
Label
The dead fish museum, by Charles D'Ambrosio
Link
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
The high divide -- Drummond & son -- Screenwriter -- Up north -- The scheme of things -- The dead fish museum -- Blessing -- The bone game
Control code
ocm61748459
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9781400042869
Lccn
2005044672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781400042869
System control number
(OCoLC)61748459
Label
The dead fish museum, by Charles D'Ambrosio
Link
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
The high divide -- Drummond & son -- Screenwriter -- Up north -- The scheme of things -- The dead fish museum -- Blessing -- The bone game
Control code
ocm61748459
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
236 pages
Isbn
9781400042869
Lccn
2005044672
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781400042869
System control number
(OCoLC)61748459

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