Fort Wayne is seventh on Hitler's list: Indiana stories

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Indiana University Press, 1993 - Fiction - 145 pages
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Ograve;Michael Martone writes with deep affection for the ordinary. In his hands, the quotidian dreams of the American heartland are transformed and quietly exalted.Oacute; Ntilde;Louise Erdrich Ograve;Michael MartoneOtilde;s work is original and important.Oacute; Ntilde;John Hawkes Ograve;This is a marvelous book. Michael Martone has an ear like one of those great microwave horns the Bell Labs used to discover the 3 K background of the Big Bang amid all the clutter of the stars. What a gift!Oacute; Ntilde;Richard Rhodes This new edition of Michael MartoneOtilde;s brilliant inimitable book about Indiana includes the original eleven stories and adds three new ones focusing on a character named Dan Quayle who happens to be Vice-President and another about a magical WOWO radio station in Fort Wayne. John Barth has said that MartoneOtilde;s stories Ograve;transform Indiana from a mere heartland into an archive of the heart.Oacute; These stories represent something new and unique in American fiction.

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User Review  - ryan.adams - LibraryThing

Interesting collection of short stories that blend fact and fiction about various people / places in Indiana. Growing up here in the state, this compilation of stories really intrigued me. However, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eric Spreng - Goodreads

Every time the narrative moves outside of Fort Wayne, my attention span flickers. (Who the hell cares about Indianapolis, for example??) There is something unsettling about reading this book. Indiana ... Read full review


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Martone is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana and now lives in Alabama.

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