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Communion : Stories (Paperback) (T. J. Beitelman)

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Fiction. "If O'Conner, Mattheissen, Danielewski, and Saunders got together to play Exquisite Corpse, they might produce something akin to Beitelman's COMMUNION but with the startling control of language of a poet. These twenty paired narrative artifacts are part flash, part poetry, part traditional short story, peeling layers of a world of grace, absurdity, and the long complicated effort to create meaning in the self and in relation to others in our familial and cultural constellations. Time, place, landscapes are all elements, but so, too, are the simple issues of the body, like our need for sustenance: a peeled orange, hand-made crab cakes, blood. Characters consecrate this living, our rituals, liturgies, survivals, re- enactments, and transmute the wounds that make us who we are."—Laura McCullough
Number of Pages: 200
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr Distribution
Author: T. J. Beitelman
Language: English
Street Date: November 15, 2016
TCIN: 51560409
UPC: 9781625579423
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-7425
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