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Pieces of Soap: Essays
by Stanley Elkin

Stanley Elkin was one of our great American writers. “A divine exploiter of the idiocies and intricacies of our language,” as John Irving put it, and nowhere is that more clear than this collection of essays, which find Elkin wresting hilarity and heartbreak from the most unlikely of sources.

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With a wickedly witty touch, Elkin’s essays takes readers on a tour of American life in the 20th century.

Stanley Elkin was one of our great American writers. “A divine exploiter of the idiocies and intricacies of our language,” as John Irving put it, and nowhere is that more clear than this collection of essays, which find Elkin wresting hilarity and heartbreak from the most unlikely of sources.

Additional Information

ISBN

978-1941040379

Release Date

11-16-2016

List Price

12.95

Author Bio

Stanley Elkin (1930-1995) was an award-winning novelist, storywriter, and essayist. He lived in St. Louis, MO.

Page Count

416