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Werewolves in Their Youth

Werewolves in Their Youth


Michael Chabon

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Year of publication: 2011

Michael Chabon Werewolves in Their Youth To Ayelet Werewolves in Their Youth I HAD KNOWN HIM as a bulldozer, as a samurai, as an android programmed to kill, as Plastic Man and Titanium Man and Matter-Eater Lad, as a Buick Electra, as a Peterbilt truck, and even, for a week, as the Mackinac Bridge, but it was as a werewolf that Timothy Stokes finally went too far. I wasnt there when it happened. I was down in the ravine at the edge of the schoolyard, founding a capital for an empire of ants. Now, ...

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The Final Solution: A Story of Detection

The Final Solution: A Story of Detection


Michael Chabon

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Year of publication: 2013

Michael Chabon The Final Solution: A Story of Detection To the memory of Amanda Davis First reader or these pages The distinctions always fine between detection and invention. MARY JO SALTER 1 A boy with a parrot on his shoulder was walking along the railway tracks. His gait was dreamy and he swung a daisy as he went. With each step the boy dragged his toes in the rail bed, as if measuring out his journey with careful ruled marks of his shoetops in the gravel. It was midsummer, and there was ...

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Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands

Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands


Michael Chabon

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Year of publication: 2011

Michael Chabon Maps and Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands To Ayelet ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The more I dive into this matter of whaling, and push my researches up to the very spring-head of it, so much the more am I impressed with its great honorableness and antiquity and especially when I find so many great demi-gods and heroes, prophets of all sorts, who one way or other have shed distinction upon it, I am transported with the reflection that I myself belong, though but ...

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Manhood for Amateurs

Manhood for Amateurs


Michael Chabon

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Year of publication: 2010

Michael Chabon Manhood for Amateurs To Steve Chabon Anything worth doing is worth doing badly. G.K. CHESTERTON I SECRET HANDSHAKE The Losers Club I typed the inaugural newsletter of the Columbia Comic Book Club on my mothers 1960 Smith Corona, modeling it on the monthly Stans Soapbox pages through which Stan Lee created and sustained the idea of Marvel Comics fandom in the sixties and early seventies. I wrote it in breathless homage, rich in exclamation points, to Lees prose style, that ...

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A Model World And Other Stories

A Model World And Other Stories


Michael Chabon

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Year of publication: 2011

Michael Chabon A Model World And Other Stories To the memory of Ernest Cohen The author is very grateful to Mr. Daniel Menaker, to Mr. Douglas Stumpf, to Ms. Mary Evans, and to Ms. Lollie Groth. More delicate than the historians are the map makers colors. ELIZABETH BISHOP Part I: A Model World S ANGEL ON THE MORNING OF his cousins wedding Ira performed his toilet, as he always did, with patience, hope, and a ruthless punctilio. He put on his Italian wool trousers, his silk shirt, his pink socks, ...

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Telegraph Avenue

Telegraph Avenue


Michael Chabon

ISBN: 9780061493348
Year of publication: 2012

Michael Chabon TELEGRAPH AVENUE A Novel To Ayelet, from the drop of the needle to the innermost groove Call me Ishmael. Ishmael Reed, probably. I. Dream of Cream A white boy rode flatfoot on a skateboard, towed along, hand to shoulder, by a black boy pedaling a brakeless fixed-gear bike. Dark August morning, deep in the Flatlands. Hiss of tires. Granular unraveling of skateboard wheels against asphalt. Summertime Berkeley giving off her old-lady smell, nine different styles of jasmine and a ...

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Gentlemen of the Road

Gentlemen of the Road


Michael Chabon

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Year of publication: 0

Michael Chabon Gentlemen of the Road Despising all my glory, abandoning my high estate, leaving my family, I would go over mountains and hills, through seas and lands, till I should arrive at the place where my Lord the King resides, that I might see not only his glory and magnificence, and that of his servants and ministers, but also the tranquility of the Israelites. On beholding this my eyes would brighten, my reins would exult, my lips would pour forth praises to God, who has not withdrawn ...

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The Final Solution: A Story of Detection

The Final Solution: A Story of Detection


Michael Chabon

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THE FINAL SOLUTION by Michael Chabon The steadfast generosity of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle enabled the author to begin this novella that of the MacDowell Colony enabled him to complete it. To the memory of AMANDA DAVIS First reader or these pages The distinctions always fine between detection and invention. - MARY JO SALTER THE FINAL SОLUTION 1 A boy with a parrot on his shoulder was walking along the railway tracks. His gait was dreamy and he swung a daisy as he went. With each step the boy ...

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The Yiddish Policemen's union

The Yiddish Policemen's union


Michael Chabon

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Michael Chabon The Yiddish Policemens Union And they went to sea in a Sieve. Edward Lear 1 Nine months Landsmans been flopping at the Hotel Zamenhof without any of his fellow residents managing to get themselves murdered. Now somebody has put a bullet in the brain of the occupant of 208, a yid who was calling himself Emanuel Lasker. He didnt answer the phone, he wouldnt open his door, says Tenenboym the night manager when he comes to roust Landsman. Landsman lives in 505, with a view of the neon ...

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Sympathy for the Devil

Sympathy for the Devil


Stephen King
Jeffrey Ford
Elizabeth Bear
Neil Gaiman
James Morrow
Theodore Sturgeon
Michael Chabon
Robert Louis Stevenson
Mark Twain
Charles Stross
Sarah Zettel
John Collier
China éville
Kelly Link
Scott Westerfeld
Holly Black
Tim Pratt
Andy Duncan
Richard Butner
Charles de Lint
Natalie Babbitt
Elizabeth M Glover
Jan Wildt
Jay Lake
Robert Bloch
David Ackert
Benjamin Rosenbaum
Nick Mamatas
Kage Baker
Carrie Richerson
Kris Dikeman
Scott Bradfield
John Kessel
Jonathan Carroll
David J Schwartz
Dante Alighieri

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Tim Pratt, Neil Gaiman, Andy Duncan, Richard Butner, Charles de Lint, Holly Black, Stephen King, Natalie Babbitt, Sarah Zettel, Mark Twain, Elizabeth M. Glover, Charles Stross, Scott Westerfeld, Jan Wildt, James Morrow, Elizabeth Bear, Jay Lake, Jeffrey Ford, Robert Bloch, Michael Chabon, David Ackert, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Nick Mamatas, Robert Louis Stevenson, Kage Baker, Carrie Richerson, Kris Dikeman, Kelly Link, China Miville, Scott Bradfield, John Kessel, Theodore Sturgeon, Jonathan Carroll, ...

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The Yiddish Policemen's Union

The Yiddish Policemen's Union


Michael Chabon

ISBN: 0007149824
Year of publication: 2007

The Yiddish Policemens Union by Michael Chabon 1 Nine months Landsmans been flopping at the Hotel Zamenhof without any of his fellow residents managing to get themselves murdered. Now somebody has put a bullet in the brain of the occupant of 208, a yid who was calling himself Emanuel Lasker. He didnt answer the phone, he wouldnt open his door, says Tenenboym the night manager when he comes to roust Landsman. Landsman lives in 505, with a view of the neon sign on the hotel across Max Nordau ...

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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay


Michael Chabon

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Michael Chabon The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier Clay To my father We have this history of impossible solutions for insoluble problems. Will Eisner, in conversation Wonderful escape Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wakefield PART 1. The ESCAPE ARTIST 1 IN later years, holding forth to an interviewer or to an audience of aging fans at a comic book convention, Sam Clay liked to declare, apropos of his and Joe Kavaliers greatest creation, that back when he was a boy, sealed and hog-tied inside the airtight ...

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The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh

The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh


Michael Chabon

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Michael Chabon The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh To Lollie We have shared out like thieves the amazing treasure of nights and days J. L. BORGES 1. Elevator Going Up At the beginning of the summer I had lunch with my father, the gangster, who was in town for the weekend to transact some of his vague business. Wed just come to the end of a period of silence and ill will-a year Id spent in love with and in the same apartment as an odd, fragile girl whom he had loathed, on sight, with a frankness and a ...

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