Delicate Edible Birds: And Other Stories (Google eBook)

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Hyperion, Jan 27, 2009 - Fiction - 306 pages
33 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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What beautiful writing. - Goodreads
This author takes great care in her storytelling. - Goodreads
Its ending is so universal and brilliant. - Goodreads
This girl can write and can teach with her writing. - Goodreads
Groff has a gift for writing short stories. - Goodreads

Review: Delicate Edible Birds and Other Stories

User Review  - Teresa - Goodreads

3 and 1/2 stars Because I enjoyed The Monsters Of Templeton, I thought I'd like this collection more than I did. While I don't think any of the stories are derivative, they seemed familiar as separate ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rijula D - Goodreads

How does she do it! The writing is amazing, with a strange haunting quality to. Lines that you stop to read again and again before proceeding to the next one. And something like a culmination of the ... 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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