Potato tree / by James Sallis.

Title
Potato tree / by James Sallis.
Author
Sallis, James, 1944-
Publication
Austin, TX : Host Publications, 2007.

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Description
iii, 180 p.; 22 cm.
Note
  • "Potato Tree's 41 stories, with their vivid imagery, poetic language and heart-wrenching emotions, are Sallis at his edgiest, most indefinable best"-cover.
Contents
The creation of Bennie Good -- How's death? -- An ascent of the moon -- I saw Robert Johnson -- Men's club -- Others -- Jane crying -- Allowing the lion -- Only the words are different -- Syphilis : a synopsis -- Recits -- My friend Zarathustra -- Free time -- Bleak bay -- Alaska -- Kazoo -- Bubbles -- Saguaro arms -- Three stories -- Intimations -- Need -- Wolf -- 53rd American dream -- The Western campaign -- Career moves -- Notes -- Octobers -- Enclave -- Insect men of Boston -- Doucement, S'il Vous Plait -- The first few kinds of truth -- Delta flight 281 -- Potato tree -- Among the ruins of poetry -- The very last days of Boston -- Hope : an outline -- Hazards of autobiography -- European experience -- The good in men -- Moments of personal adventure -- Marrow.
ISBN
  • 9780924047398 (hbk.)
  • 0924047399 (hbk.)
  • 9780924047404 (trade pbk.) :
  • 0924047402 (trade pbk.) :
OCLC
  • ocn123915020
  • 123915020
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries