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My life in heavy metal

stories

by Steve Almond

  • 184 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Steve Almond.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3601.L58 M9 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3955186M
    ISBN 100802116302
    LC Control Number2001055638
    OCLC/WorldCa48517773

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While I was caught up in each story for what was happening to the characters, the beautiful, sad details of /5. A book The Guardian called "hip social satire," My Life in Heavy Metal captures the moments when the fires of passion burn over and subside into embers of pain and longing.

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A first collection of 12 powerful stories that takes a clear-eyed view of relationships between young men and women who have come of age in an era without innocence, My Life in Heavy Metal received tremendous acclaim in hardcover. In the past year, Almond has won a Pushcart Prize and been a finalist for the National Magazine Award.

Sex-focused coming-of-age stories. Very arty. Meh. The only ones I rather liked were the title story, "My Life in Heavy Metal," and "How to Love a Republican" and, somewhat less, "Run Away, My Pale Lover." I am unsurprised to find that these were the stories that published in a couple of editions of Playboy and of Ploughshares.3/5(4).

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