Stories in the Worst Way

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1996 - Fiction - 162 pages
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Whether unfolding within the fluorescent glare of the office or in educational cloisters in the present-day United States, these crucial, often darkly hilarious arraignments and instigations place before us a parade of marital defectives, self-terrorized apartment house solitaries, shifty professors, sleep-sickened homework graders and indexers--all running through the heart's entire repertory in pursuit of a fitting catastrophe of the self.

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Lutz's short, experimental pieces (some a mere 100 words) are sure to intrigue some and offend and baffle others. Lutz (English, Univ. of Pittsburgh) does not shrink from, and at times revels in, what ... Read full review



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Gary Lutz is the author of DIVORCER, STORIES IN THE WORST WAY, I LOOKED ALIVE, and Partial List of People to Bleach.

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