A feral boy is captured and `civilised' in the Languedoc region.
A young woman is hired to look after a cloned dog that cost its owners $250,000.
A widower in a self-satisfied suburb engulfs his loneliness in a sea of rats.
A weary city GP is baffled by a Mexican boy, the son of a taco-seller, who can feel no pain.
A junior film editor invents the death of his own daughter because he can't face going in to work.
A vindictive teenager with a gasoline fixation runs into trouble with his Japanese neighbour.
Two washed-up crooners in 1950s New York get creative while recording a schmaltzy Christmas special.
In this beguiling new collection of stories, T. C. Boyle, one of the world's greatest storytellers, explores the improbable, the tragic, the allegorical and the altogether ordinary.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 01/04/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781408809495
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