Four for a Quarter: Fictions

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University of Alabama Press, Sep 5, 2011 - Fiction - 300 pages
3 Reviews
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Review: Four for a Quarter: Fictions

User Review  - Eric Susak - Goodreads

This was a difficult book to rate because its parts are disjointed. The sections are related to each other only by the number 4, yet this structure is contrived in some sections. It is undeniable that ... Read full review

Review: Four for a Quarter: Fictions

User Review  - Perry Glasser - Goodreads

Clever and funny. Folks looking for short reads will love it. Read full review

Contents

Two
71
Three
133
Four
213
Acknowledgments
299
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Michael Martone is a Professor of Creative Writing in the Department of English at the University of Alabama. He is the author of several books including The Blue Guide to Indiana and Michael Martone.

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