Refresh, Refresh: Stories

by Benjamin Percy

Graywolf Press | September 28, 2010 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

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The war in Iraq empties the small town of Tumalo, Oregon, of men-of fathers-leaving their sons to fight among themselves. But the boys' bravado fades at home when, alone, they check e-mail again and again for word from their fathers at the front.

Often from fractured homes and communities, the young men in these breathless stories do the unthinkable to prove to themselves-to everyone-that they are strong enough to face the heartbreak in this world. Set in rural Oregon with the shadow of the Cascade Mountains hanging over them, these stories bring you face-to-face with a mad bear, a house with a basement that opens up into a cave, a nuclear meltdown that renders the Pacific Northwest into a contemporary Wild West. Refresh, Refresh is a bold, fiery, and unforgettable collection that deals with vital issues of our time.

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: September 28, 2010

Publisher: Graywolf Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 155597015X

ISBN - 13: 9781555970154

Found in: Fiction and Literature

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Refresh, Refresh: Stories

Refresh, Refresh: Stories

by Benjamin Percy

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: September 28, 2010

Publisher: Graywolf Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 155597015X

ISBN - 13: 9781555970154

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The war in Iraq empties the small town of Tumalo, Oregon, of men-of fathers-leaving their sons to fight among themselves. But the boys' bravado fades at home when, alone, they check e-mail again and again for word from their fathers at the front.

Often from fractured homes and communities, the young men in these breathless stories do the unthinkable to prove to themselves-to everyone-that they are strong enough to face the heartbreak in this world. Set in rural Oregon with the shadow of the Cascade Mountains hanging over them, these stories bring you face-to-face with a mad bear, a house with a basement that opens up into a cave, a nuclear meltdown that renders the Pacific Northwest into a contemporary Wild West. Refresh, Refresh is a bold, fiery, and unforgettable collection that deals with vital issues of our time.

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