Descent of Man: Stories

Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, 1979
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Synopsis: In seventeen slices of life that defy the expected and launch us into the absurd, T.C. Boyle offers his unique view of the world. A primate-center researcher becomes romantically involved with a chimp; a Norse poet overcomes bard-block; collectors compete to snare the ancient Aztec beer can, Quetzacoatl Lite; and Lassie abandons Timmy for a randy coyote. Dark humor, delirious fantasy, and surreal satire come together in this collection that brilliantly expresses just what the "evolution" of mankind has wrought.

About the Author: T. C. Boyle is the author of eleven novels, including World's End (winner of the PEN/FaulknerAward), Drop City (a New York Times bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award), and The Inner Circle. His most recent story collections are Tooth and Claw and The Human Fly and Other Stories.

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Title: Descent of Man: Stories
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Publication Date: 1979
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition

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