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Cardinal and Other Stories (Paperback)

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A man returning a tuxedo suddenly follows a parking lot attendant home; a volunteer recovery worker finds himself re-enacting a deadly fire; a husband parses the meaning of his wife's online banking password; a hack musician travels to a German math institute. Post-Facebook, post-subprime crisis, and post-prosperity, the fearlessly deadpan characters in Alex Higley's debut collection navigate the bleak and surreal suburbs from Phoenix to Chicago with minimal instincts for self-preservation--and with quietly explosive results. Stylish, perfectly controlled, and pleasurably shocking, Higley's brilliantly subversive portraits of a lost generation reconfigure and reinvent the increasingly complex relationships between art, life, and the people we love.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780996717526
ISBN-10: 0996717528
Publisher: Tailwinds Press Enterprises LLC
Publication Date: February 1st, 2017
Pages: 210
Language: English