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Pieces for the Left Hand Stories

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Pieces for the Left Hand Stories by Lennon, J. Robert, 9781555975234
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  • ISBN: 9781555975234 | 1555975232
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/31/2009
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Finally available in the United States, a singular story collection thatTime Outdeclared "unsettlingly brilliant" Astudent's suicide note is not what it seems. A high school football rivalry turns absurdand deadly. A much-loved cat seems to have been a different animal all along. A pair of identical twins aren't identical at allor even related. A man finds his own yellowed birth announcement inside a bureau bought at auction. Set in a small upstate New York town, told in a conversational style,Pieces for the Left Handis a stream of a hundred anecdotes, none much longer than a page. At once funny, bizarre, familiar, and disturbing, these deceptively straightforward tales nevertheless shock and amaze through uncanny coincidence, tragic misunderstanding, strange occurrence, or sudden insight. Unposted letters, unexpected visitors, false memoriesin J. Robert Lennon's vision of America, these are the things that decide our fate. Wry and deadpan, powerful and philosophical, these addictive little tales reveal the everyday world as a strange and eerie place.

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