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Four for a Quarter Fictions

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ISBN-10: 1573661635

ISBN-13: 9781573661638

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Michael Martone

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Four is the magic number in Michael Martone's Four for a Quarter. In subject-four fifth Beatles, four tie knots, four retellings of the first Xerox, even the sex lives of the Fantastic Four-and in structure-the book is separated into four sections, with each section further divided into four chapterettes- Four for a Quarterreturns again and again to its originating number, making chaos comprehensible and mystery out of the most ordinary. "Reading Michael Martone's FOUR FOR A QUARTER is like flipping through radio stations in your car in the middle of the night in West Texas, a wash of wonderful elegiac fragments, memories, anecdotes, haunting bits and pieces of ordinary days, from Beatles'…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Fiction Collective Two, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Michael Martone is Professor of English at the University of Alabama--Tuscaloosa. He is the author of seven works of fiction, including The Blue Guide to Indiana and Michael Martone, two collections of fiction, The Flatness and Other Landscapes and Unconventions: Attempting the Art of Craft and the Craft of Art, and six edited volumes. He lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.