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6 edition of Stories in the Worst Way found in the catalog.

Stories in the Worst Way

by Gary Lutz

  • 88 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by 3rd Bed Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Short Stories (single author)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8562852M
    ISBN 10097094280X
    ISBN 109780970942807

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Inthe indie journal/press 3rd Bed reprinted Stories in the Worst Way, and Black Square Editions published Lutz’s next collection, I Looked Alive, the following year.

Lutz estimates 75% of his second book was written at the urging of others. The stories were longer, denser, dourer. And the reviews were even more brutal. This book deserves to be forgotten too. Sloppy sleuthing and sloppy editing combine into one mess of a mystery.

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