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Going for a beer: selected short fictions

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Robert Coover has been playing by his own rules for more than half a century, earning the 1987 Rea Award for the Short Story as "a writer who has managed, willfully and even perversely, to remain his own man while offering his generous vision and versions of America." Coover finds inspiration in everything from painting, cinema, theater, and dance to slapstick, magic acts, puzzles, and riddles. His 1969 story, "The Babysitter," has alone inspired generations of innovative young writers. Here, in this selection of thirty of his best stories, you will find an invisible man tragically obsessed by an invisible woman; a cartoon man in a cartoon car who runs over a real man who is arrested by a real policeman with cartoon eyes; a stick man who reinvents the universe.
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Short stories, American
title_displayGoing for a beer : selected short fictions
title_fullGoing for a Beer Selected Short Fictions
Going for a beer : selected short fictions / Robert Coover ; introduction by T. C. Boyle
Going for a beer : selected short fictions [electronic resource] / Robert Coover
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