The Pharmacist's Mate

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McSweeney's Books, 2001 - Fiction - 86 pages
2 Reviews
Fusselman's first book weaves surprising beauty out of diverse strands: death and sea shanties, guns and artifical insemination, World War II and AC/DC. Highly personal but always engaging, this book reveals the humor and beauty throughout Fusselman's grief following her father's death. Original cover art by Marcel Dzama.

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User Review  - Steven Felicelli - Goodreads

Every author you hear speak talks about how great their editor is and how right they were about the alterations which made their book more palatable (they all sound a bit brainwashed), so Fusselman's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lydia - Goodreads

The inventive design made me grab this title off the New Books shelf at the library. Promising "2 books in 1," two slim volumes are packaged together with one turned upside down. I decided to read The ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Amy Fusselman's writing has appeared in McSweeney's, Artnews, and Jane. She lives in New York City with her husband and son.

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