Cardinal Numbers: Stories by Hob Broun

Cardinal Numbers: Stories

byHob Broun

Kobo ebook | October 29, 2013

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**From the author of Inner Tube and Odditorium, a book of strikingly original, convention-defying short stories

Cardinal Numbers is a posthumous collection of brilliantly enigmatic short fiction by Hob Broun, written with the aid of a respirator when the author was paralyzed from the neck down. Witty and full of minimalist surprise, these stories flirt with fragment, fabulism, and collage. In “Rosella, in Stages,” an old woman’s experience is movingly charted through the voice of her writing in six different life stages—and in six pages, no less. “Highspeed Linear Main Street,” a standout tale and an artistic credo of sorts, centers on a photographer’s fixation on highway life, while the surreal “Finding Florida” features a Che Guevara who becomes struck with longing for a librarian and receives some unwelcome news from a fortune teller.

Powerfully felt as well as mordantly funny, Cardinal Numbers is a freshly singular contribution to the American short story.

Title:Cardinal Numbers: StoriesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 29, 2013Publisher:Open Road MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1480452564

ISBN - 13:9781480452565

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