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Why visit America : stories / Matthew Baker.

Why visit America : stories / Matthew Baker.
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F BAKE
Adult Fiction Quick Browse   Double Bay . *, Quick Browse .  
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ISBN 9781526618399 (paperback)
Author Baker, Matthew, 1985- author.
Title Why visit America : stories / Matthew Baker.
Publisher/Date London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 354 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents note Fighting words -- Rites -- The transition -- Life sentence -- A bad day in Utopia -- Testimony of your majesty -- The sponsor -- One big happy family -- Appearance -- Lost souls -- The tour -- Why visit America -- To be read backward.
Summary Note The citizens of Plainfield, Texas have had it with the broke-down United States. So they vote to secede, rename themselves America in memory of our former country, and happily set themselves up to receive tourists from their closest neighbor: America. Couldn't happen? Well, it might, and so it goes in the thirteen stories in Matthew Baker's brilliantly illuminating, incisive, and heartbreaking collection Why visit America.
Subject United States -- Civilization -- Fiction
United States -- Fiction
Short stories.
Shelf Location F BAKE
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