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Dead Fish Museum Stories (Washington State Book Award)

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ISBN-10: 1400077931

ISBN-13: 9781400077939

Edition: 2007

Authors: Charles D'Ambrosio

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"" In the fall, I went for walks and brought home bones. The best bones weren't on trails-- deer and moose don't die conveniently-- and soon I was wandering so far into the woods that I needed a map and compass to find my way home. When winter came and snow blew into the mountains, burying the bones, I continued to spend my days and often my nights in the woods. I vaguely understood that I was doing this because I could no longer think; I found relief in walking up hills. When the night temperatures dropped below zero, I felt visited by necessity, a baseline purpose, and I walked for miles, my only objective to remain upright, keep moving, preserve warmth. When I was lost, I told myself…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.14" wide x 7.96" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Charles D'Ambrosio was born in 1960. After growing up in Seattle, D'Ambrosio graduated with a degree in English. D'Ambrosio took on many odd jobs until he enrolled in the Iowa Writer's Workshop. D'Ambrosio's short stories appeared in The New Yorker, Story, Best American Short Stories, and the Pushcart Anthology. He also published The Point, a collection of his short story works. D'Ambrosio's story, "Her Real Name" won the Aga Kahn Prize of the Paris Review. He has also received the Henfield Transatlantic Award and a James Michener Fellowship.