A gram of Mars: stories

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Sarabande Books, 1998 - Fiction - 172 pages
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Becky Hagenston manages, with subtle emotional logic, to turn the joke of the dysfunctional family on its head. These stories, conveyed in spirited, conversational prose, prove that the meaning of family prevails.

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A GRAM OF MARS: Stories

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paper 1-889330-22-1 A debut collection, mostly focusing on families and family relations, that was awarded the 1997 Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction. Family life takes on unusual permutations in ... Read full review

A gram of Mars: stories

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Hagenston's debut collection is the well-deserved winner of the 1997 Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction. Her deceptively simple prose and unremarkable (in most cases) story lines are given depth and ... Read full review

Contents

Holding the Fort
65
All the Happiness in the World
81
Parking Lot Ham and Other Acts of
95
Copyright

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