Ames, Greg Buffalo Lockjaw

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Buffalo Lockjaw

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2009 Pages: 290 in Publisher: Harper Buffalo Lockjaw like its charming. Bitter screw-up of a narrator reaches finally for larger meaning and succeeds .... A azen and tender book about a city and a scene. a mother and a son. and the beauty and pain of several kinds of love.-Sam Lipsyte. author of Home LandAmes knows how to build up the world with a light hand while still getting to the complicated and painful ways we muddle through. Funny. fresh. and generous.-Aimee Bender. author of The Girl in the Flammable SkirtIn Buffalo Lockjaw. love of one's parents and love of one's hometown mix powerfully with the mad undertow of loss that seems as inevitable in life as gravity .-Jonathan Ames. author of Wake Up. Sir! Greg Ames. one of the funniest writers I've ever read. faces dead-on the most terrifying event in a person's life. Buffalo Lockjaw is frightening. h...

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Greg Ames' stories have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007, Open City, McSweeney's, and other publications. He also received honorable mention in the 2003 Pushcart Prize Awards. He grew up in Buffalo, NY, and now lives in Brooklyn, and teaches Creative Writing at Brooklyn College.

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