Delicate Edible Birds: And Other Stories (Google eBook)

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Hyperion, Jan 27, 2009 - Fiction - 306 pages
12 Reviews
From Lauren Groff, author of the critically acclaimed and bestselling novel The Monsters of Templeton, comes Delicate Edible Birds, one of the most striking short fiction debuts in recent years.
  

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Review: Delicate Edible Birds and Other Stories

User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

I don't usually read short story collections, but Arcadia was so beautifully written, I decided to give this one a try. It killed me. So beautiful and many of them so sad. Wow. Wow. Wow. Usually I ... Read full review

Review: Delicate Edible Birds and Other Stories

User Review  - Lori - Goodreads

One of the best collections of short stories I've read in a long time. Each story is unique, which a remarkable achievement. Ms. Groff keeps up the same level of quality that she exhibited in The Monsters of Templeton. Read full review

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Contents

Lucky Chow Fun
L DeBard and Aliette
Majorette
Blythe
The Wife of the Dictator
Watershed
Sir Fleeting
Fugue
Delicate Edible Birds
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
About the Author
Other works byLAUREN GROFF
Copyright
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About the author (2009)

Lauren Groff was born in Cooperstown, New York, and grew up one block from the Baseball Hall of Fame. She has a BA from Amherst College and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her short stories have appeared in several literary publications, including The Atlantic Monthly and Ploughshares, as well as in the anthologies Best American Short Stories 2007, Pushcart Prize XXXII, and Best New American Voices 2008. She was awarded the Axton Fellowship in Fiction at the University of Louisville, and has had residencies and fellowships at Yaddo and the Vermont Studio Center. She lives in Gainesville, Florida, with her husband, Clay, and her dog, Cooper.

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