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The Resource Geek love, Katherine Dunn

Geek love, Katherine Dunn

Label
Geek love
Title
Geek love
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Dunn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aloysious and Lillian Binewski, proprietors of a traveling carnival, attempt to reduce overhead by breeding their own freak show, with tragic results
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Title
Geek love
Creator
Summary
A story which mixes tenderness, terror, suspense and dark comedy. It is told by Olympia Binewski, a bald albino hunchback dwarf and members of the American carnival family. Al and Lil, proprietors of Binewski's Fabulon, hit upon the idea of breeding their own freak show
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Awards note
National Book Award.
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025256
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.U47
LC item number
G4 2002
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Katherine Dunn
Geek love, Katherine Dunn
Label
Geek love, Katherine Dunn
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Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, in 1989"--Title page verso
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Contents
Bk. I. Midnight gardener -- The nuclear family : his talk, her teeth -- Notes for now : the joy of the worm -- Notes for now : meltdown, driving into teacups from the thirteenth floor, and other stimulating experiences -- bk. II. Your dragon -- care, feeding, and identifying fewmets -- Papa's roses -- Assassin -- limp-wristed and shy -- The lucky one -- Green -- as in arsenic, tarnished spoons, and gas-chamber doors -- Educating the chick -- How we fed the cats -- Snake dance -- immaculate -- Blood, stumps, and other changes -- bk. III. Spiral mirror -- Notes for now : Miss Lick's home flicks -- Flesh -- electric on wheels -- The pen pal -- Press -- The fly roper and the transcendental maggot -- Popcorn pimp -- Enter the bag man -- Witness -- The fix unfixed -- On the lam -- Nose spites face, lip disappears -- The gernalissimo's big gun -- Catching his shrieks in cups of gold -- All fall down -- bk. IV. Becoming the dragon -- Notes for now : the swimmers -- Notes for now : getting to know you and your .357 magnum -- Notes for now : one for the road
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ocm50590962
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
347 pages
Isbn
9780375713347
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2002523926

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