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Emporium: Stories Adam Johnson

Emporium: Stories

Adam Johnson

Published
ISBN : 9781784160104
Paperback
288 pages
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An idiosyncratic and compelling voice ...[These stories announce the arrival of a talented new writerMichiko Kakutani, New York TimesAn ATF raid, a moonshot gone wrong, a busload of female cancer victims determined to live life to the fullest -MoreAn idiosyncratic and compelling voice ...[These stories announce the arrival of a talented new writerMichiko Kakutani, New York TimesAn ATF raid, a moonshot gone wrong, a busload of female cancer victims determined to live life to the fullest - these are some of the compelling themes explored in this funny, sad, brilliantly bizarre debut collection. A lovesick teenage Cajun girl, a gay astrophysicist, a teenage sniper on Los Angeles police payroll, a post apocalyptic bulletproof-vest salesman - each seeks connection and meaning in landscapes made uncertain by the voids parents and lovers should fill.