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Tooth and Claw

And Other Stories

Tooth and Claw( )
Author: Boyle, T. C.
ISBN:978-0-670-03435-2
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking Adult
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

Since Descent of Manappeared in 1979, T. C. Boyle has transformed the nature of short fiction in our time; in a review of his most recent collection, After the Plague, The New York Timeshailed him as “a writer who can take you anywhere.” Which is exactly what Boyle does in Tooth and Claw.These fourteen stories, which have appeared in The New Yorker, GQ, Harper’s, McSweeney’s, and Playboy, display Boyle’s imaginative muscle, emotional sensitivity, and astonishing range. Here you will...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.24 x 1.08 Inches
Book Weight:1.13 Pounds
Author Biography
Boyle, T. C. (Author)
T. C. Boyle was born Thomas John Boyle in Peekskill, New York on December 2, 1948. He received a B.A. in English and history from SUNY Potsdam in 1968, a MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1974, and a Ph.D. degree in nineteenth century British literature from the University of Iowa in 1977. He has been a member of the English department at the University of Southern California since 1978.

He has written over 20 books including After the Plague, Drop City, The Inner Circle, Tooth and Claw, The Human Fly, Talk Talk, The Women, Wild Child, and When the Killing's Done. He has received numerous awards including the PEN/Faulkner Award for best novel of the year for World's End; the PEN/Malamud Prize in the short story for T. C. Boyle Stories; and the Prix Médicis Étranger for best foreign novel in France for The Tortilla Curtain. His title's Sam Miguel and The Harder They Caome made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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