A collection of fourteen stories previously published in such magazines as The New Yorker and Playboy includes "The Kind Assassin," in which a radio shock jock sets a world record; "Dogology," in which an obsessed woman loses sight of her identity; and the title story, in which a man wins a vicious African cat in a bet. By the author of The Inner Circle. 35,000 first printing.
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"A dazzling new collection from a writer of "roaring intelligence and a curiosity that has led him to develop a masterly range of subjects and locales"
—Annie Proulx, The Washington Post
"In T.C. Boyle’s fierce, funny new collection, men are fools, women hold the sexual cards, and nature is full of surprises, few of them pleasant."
T.C. Boyle is The New York Times bestselling author of ten novels and has published seven collections of short fiction. He received the PEN/Faulkner Award for his novel WorldÂ’s End and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction. His stories appear regularly in The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, and Playboy.
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