Unified Field Theory

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W. W. Norton & Company, Jul 1, 2000 - Fiction - 175 pages
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This collection of stories captures people in the middle of their lives and on the verge of change when things are almost willing themselves to fall apart. Jobs, mariages and hopes disintegrate while peopleseek answers and strategies.
 

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Each of the stories in this collection, winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, follows a similar pattern. With one exception, all are written in the third person, with narration that ... Read full review

Contents

Nickersons Luck
1
When the Hoot Owl Moves Its Nest
25
If You Meet the Buddha by the Road
39
Trip to Sometimes Island
73
Rays Boat
99
Key to the Kingdom
132
Unified Field Theory
148
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Soos is professor of English at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

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