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301 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
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Contents
Part I: Changelings, ghosts, and parallel worlds -- Antonia and the stranger who came to Rancho Los Feliz / Lisa Morton -- Detainment / Alex Espinoza -- Peak TV / Ben H. Winters -- Past the mission / Denise Hamilton -- Part II: Steampunks, alchemists, and memory artists -- Where there are cities, these dissolve too / S. Qiouyi -- If memory serves / Lynell George -- Love, rocket science, and the mother of abominations / Stephen Blackmoor -- Part III: A tear in the fabric of reality -- Purple panic / Francesca Lia Block -- Maintenance / Aimee Bender -- West Torrance 2br 2ba w/pool and black hole / Charles Yu -- Part IV: Cops, robots in the future ruins of LA -- Walk of fame / Duane Swierczynski -- Jaguar's breath / Luis J. Rodriguez -- Garbo on the skids / A.G. Lombardo -- Sailing that beautiful sea / Kathleen Kaufman.
Summary
As an incubator of the future, Los Angeles has long mesmerized writers from Philip K. Dick to Aldous Huxley. With its natural disasters, Hollywood artifice, staggering wealth and poverty, urban sprawl, and diversity, Los Angeles is already so weird, surreal, irrational, and mythic that any fiction emerging from this place should be considered speculative. This debut title of a new city-based anthology series features brand-new tales from 14 of the city's most prophetic voices.
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Container of (work): Morton, Lisa Nohealani. Antonia and the stranger who came to Rancho Los Feliz.
Container of (work): Winters, Ben H. Peak TV.
Container of (work): Qiouyi, S. Where there are cities, these dissolve too.
Container of (work): Blackmoore, Stephen. Love, rocket science, and the mother of abominations.
Container of (work): Bender, Aimee. Maintenance.
Hamilton, Denise.
Container of (work): Hamilton, Denise. Past the mission.
Container of (work): Block, Francesca Lia. Purple panic.
Container of (work): Espinoza, Alex. Detainment.
Container of (work): Yu, Charles, 1976- West Torrance 2br 2ba w/pool and black hole.
Container of (work): George, Lynell. If memory serves.
ISBN/ISSN
9781617758645
1617758647
9781617758560 (pbk.)
1617758566 (pbk,)
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FIC CHE
Descript.
236 pages ; 21 cm
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Lulu -- Hotline girl -- New fruit -- Field notes on a marriage -- Flying machine -- On the street where you live -- Shanghai murmur -- Land of big numbers -- Beautiful country -- Gubeikou spirit.
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"A debut story collection offering a kaleidoscopic portrait of life for contemporary Chinese people, set between China and the United States"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN/ISSN
9780358272557 (trade pbk.)
9780358331544
0358331544
0358272556 (trade pbk.)
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FIC REU
Edition
First edition.
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xviii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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A letter from the editor / by Carrie Feron -- Peter's speech at the celebration of the life for Dottie Frank -- Introduction / by Victoria Benton Frank. -- Bridesmaids / by Patti Callahan -- Summer of '79 / by Elin Hilderbrand -- Postcards from heaven / by Adriana Trigiani -- Mother and child reunion / by Mary Alice Monroe -- Lowcountry stew / by Cassandra King Conroy -- Dottie and me / by Mary Norris -- Making of a friendship / by Jacqueline Bouvier Lee -- Dottie: the sparkling comet / by Gervais Hagerty -- Essay and poetry / by Marjory Wentworth -- Essays and recipes / by Nathalie Dupree -- Essays / by Dorothea Benton Frank -- Afterword / by William Frank.
Summary
Inspired by the title Dorothea Benton Frank had planned for her next book--Reunion Beach--close friends and colleagues pay tribute in stories and poems that celebrate Frank, a prolific author who had a love for the Lowcountry of her native South Carolina.
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Hilderbrand, Elin.
Monroe, Mary Alice.
Henry, Patti Callahan. Bridesmaids.
Trigiani, Adriana. Postcards from heaven.
Lee, Jacqueline Bouvier. Making of a friendship.
Dupree, Nathalie. Snails.
Frank, Victoria Benton, writer of introduction.
King, Cassandra, 1944- Lowcountry stew.
Monroe, Mary Alice. Mother and child reunion.
Hagerty, Gervais. Dottie: the sparkling comet.
Hilderbrand, Elin. Summer of '79.
Dupree, Nathalie. How I got to France.
Feron, Carrie
Norris, Mary, 1952- Dottie and me.
ISBN/ISSN
9780063048935 (hardcover)
0063048930 (hardcover)
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