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Like You'd Understand, Anyway

Like You'd Understand, Anyway( )
Author: Shepard, Jim
ISBN:978-1-299-00168-8
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $44.85
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Following his widely acclaimed "Project X" and "Love and Hydrogen"--"Here is the effect of these two books," wrote the "Chicago Tribune: " "A reader finishes them buzzing with awe"--Jim Shepard now gives us his first entirely new collection in more than a decade. "Like You'd Understand, Anyway" reaches from Chernobyl to Bridgeport, with a host of narrators only Shepard could bring to pitch-perfect life. Among them: a middle-aged Aeschylus taking his place at Marathon, still vying...
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Shepard, Jim (Author)
Jim Shepard was born on December 29, 1956 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He received a BA from Trinity College and a MFA from Brown University. He teaches creative writing and film at Williams College and in the Warren Wilson MFA program. He received the Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US and Canada. His short story collection, Like You'd Understand, won the 2007 Story Prize. His other short story collections include Battling against Castro, Love and Hydrogen, and You Think That's Bad. He won the 2005 Massachusetts Book Award for his novel, Project X. His other novels include Flights, Paper Doll, Lights Out in the Reptile House, Kiss of the Wolf, Nosferatu, and The Book of Aron.

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