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The Resource The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead

The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead

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The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead
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The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead
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*LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 PEN/ROBERT W. BINGHAM PRIZE FOR DEBUT FICTION**SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING*Named a Best Book of 2017 by The San Francisco Chronicle Named one of Electric Literature's 15 Best Short Story Collections of 2017A stunningly original debut collection about lives across history marked by violence and longing.A brother and sister turn outlaw in a wild and brutal landscape. The daughter of a diplomat disappears and resurfaces across the world as a deadly woman of many names. A young Philadelphia boy struggles with the contradictions of privilege, violence, and the sway of an incarcerated father. A monk in sixteenth century England suffers the dissolution of his monastery and the loss of all that he held sacred.The characters in The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead, Benz's wildly imaginative debut, are as varied as any in recent literature, but they share a thirst for adventure which sends them rushing full-tilt toward the moral crossroads, becoming victims and perpetrators along the way. Riveting, visceral, and heartbreaking, Benz's stories of identity, abandonment, and fierce love come together in a daring, arresting vision
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Benz, Chanelle
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Short Stories
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The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead
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Publication
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9780062490766
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optical disk
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The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062490766
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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