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CivilWarLand in Bad Decline

CivilWarLand in Bad Decline

  • Title: CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
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  • ISBN : 9780099595816
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 179 pages

In six stories and the novella, Bounty, Saunders introduces readers to people struggling to survive in an increasingly haywire world.Source georgesaundersbooks.com

Author George Saunders

George Saunders was born December 2, 1958 and raised on the south side of Chicago In 1981 he received a B.S in Geophysical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado He worked at Radian International, an environmental engineering firm in Rochester, NY as a technical writer and geophysical engineer from 1989 to 1996 He has also worked in Sumatra on an oil exploration geophysi

CivilWarLand in Bad Decline Reviews (31)

  • Have you ever heard a politically incorrect joke and laughed, and then felt guilty, but then laughed again Have you ever driven by a car wreck and slowed down to see the emergency response vehicles, and the vehicle made to look like a damaged accordion Have you ever watched a reality TV show and saw [..]

  • What a degraded cosmos. We live in a world where cruelty towards others is becoming and accepted how easy we rationalize our self righteous anger against someone who cut us off, brought us an undercooked meal, said something stupid, etc., and even seen as funny Saunders, like the ghost of [..]

  • Man, this little guyI can t fault it a single sentence Every story in this tiny collection made me want to high five the author with one hand and cradle my hanging head in the other Maybe I was a bit hard on his later Pastoralia because I needed to warm up to Saunders, maybe my head was just [..]

  • Using lavish grotesque and generously mocking political correctness and hypocrisy George Saunders thrashes everyday life to pitiful trash, reducing the States to the ridiculous dystopia of dark ages.That night I sleep a troubled sleep beside a fetid stream I dream of Limbo, a tiny room full of dull [..]

  • Welcome to the OccupationThe whole way through George Saunders first collection of short stories, there are suggestions that the world is not as it should be.Imagine a world like this, totally unlike our own The characters and narrators are or are surrounded by kooks and wackos People have names lik [..]

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