Stumbling and Raging: More Politically Inspired Fiction

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Stephen Elliott, Greg Larson, Anthony Ha
MacAdam/Cage Publishing, 2005 - Fiction - 331 pages
Following on from the success of Politically Inspired in 2003 comes Politically Inspired, Still. These short stories have all been influenced by today's politics and are a collection from today's well known and emerging writers. Each of the short stories offers a new perspective on today's politics of fear, desire, and destruction. Some of this year's contributors are: Anthony Swofford ? Jarhead Aimee Bender - The Girl In The Flammable Skirt Andrew Sean Greer - The Confessions Of Max Tivoli Ann Packer - The Dive From Clausen Pier Audrey Niffeneger - The Time Traveler's Wife Peter Orner - Esther Stories Chris Abani - Graceland David Amsden - Important Things That Don't Really Matter
 

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Contents

Cartoon by Audrey Niffenegger
1
The Soldier as a Boy by Otis Haschemeyer
9
Requiem for Sammy the Magic Cat by Andrew Foster Altschul
23
El Fin del Mundo by Michelle Herman
31
Your Mother and I by Dave Eggers
61
The Letter from Saint Herpetology Chapel by Ron Carlson
70
Even Steven by Aimee Bender
81
Jewy Jew by Neal Pollack
93
Camp Whitehorse by Alicia Erian
147
Islanders by Stefan Kiesbye
157
Level Orange by Doug Dorst
181
To the Director of Air Defense Marketing by Adam Johnson
195
Newholly by Ryan Boudinot
211
An Open Letter to William Kristol
245
War Chain by Avital GadCykman
261
Pull by David Amsden
281

A Conversation Over Tea by Chris Abani
105
Social Contract by F S Yu
111
The Cremation Ground by Karan Mahajan
121
Machu Picchu by Sandra Cisneros
137
The Translator by Courtney Angela Brkic
309
Contributors
323
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