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Wild child : stories

Author: T Coraghessan Boyle
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With trademark imagination, T.C. Boyle presents a collection of fourteen short stories. In the volume's title story, Victor, a feral boy in Napoleonic France, is captured and is introduced to civilization for the first time. However it is the child't captors that end up learning the most about humanity and civility.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Coraghessan Boyle
ISBN: 9780670021420 0670021423 9781408804803 1408804808
OCLC Number: 419264198
Description: 304 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Balto --
La conchita --
Question 62 --
Sin dolor --
Bulletproof --
Hands on --
The lie --
The unlucky mother of Aquiles Maldonado --
Admiral --
Ash Monday --
Thirteen hundred rats --
Anacapa --
Three quarters of the way to hell --
Wild child.
Other Titles: Wild child-- and other stories--
Responsibility: by T. Coraghessan Boyle.

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'A master of structure, his stories beautifully engineered machines which he spray-paints with graffiti.' Independent 'One of the most intelligent and well-respected writers of his generation, Read more...

 
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