The Pharmacist's Mate

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McSweeney's Books, 2001 - Fiction - 86 pages
69 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  - Kel Lind - Goodreads

Interesting prose, where the narrator is only offering a small window to view through. Satisfying in its surprise. Quick read. Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Woody - Goodreads

8/The Pharmacist's Mate is an exploration of a woman's residual trauma from a childhood molestation. The book has a unique style with lots of random textual insertions: poems, diary entries, shopping ... Read full review

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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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