The Secret Goldfish: Stories by David Means

The Secret Goldfish: Stories

byDavid Means

Paperback | October 4, 2005

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Readers familiar with David Means' electrifying work in the Los Angeles Times Book Prize -- winning Assorted Fire Eventswill recognize his extraordinary vision in The Secret Goldfish. A trio of erotically charged kids goes on a crime spree in Michigan; a goldfish bears witness to the demise of a Connecticut marriage; and an extremely unlucky man is stalked by lightning. This dazzling new collection reveals Means' rare talent for the short story and establishes his place among the American masters.

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David Means is the author of A Quick Kiss of Redemption and The Secret Goldfish. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Esquire, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Best American Short Stories. He lives in Nyack, New York, and teaches at Vassar College.
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Title:The Secret Goldfish: StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.51 inPublished:October 4, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007164904

ISBN - 13:9780007164905

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“Means is a courageous writer, intelligent and funny and humane...the pleasure in reading THE SECRET GOLDFISH is tremendous.”