A debut collection of short stories by Ben Marcus that draw on the familiar everyday world of food, the weather, shelter, and more, all radically altered in terms of their relationship to one another and the reader. A first collection.
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Here is an indispensable tool for anyone seeking an authoritative, up-to-the-minute understanding of the phenomena of everyday life and willing to accept that anything utterable can also be true. An astounding debut, The Age of Wire and String is a feat of fierce innovation and humor.About the Author:
Ben Marcus is the author of Notable American Women and The Age of Wire and String. His work has appeared in "Grand Street, Harper's, McSweeney's, Conjunctions, "and elsewhere. The recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, a Whiting Fellowship, and a National Endowment for the Arts grant, he is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Columbia University and lives in New York City.
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Book Description Dalkey, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000655086X