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Title There are little kingdoms : stories / Kevin Barry.
Author Barry, Kevin, 1969- author.
Publication Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2013]
Copyright date ©2007
Description 154 pages ; 21 cm
Call # FIC BARRY
Note Originally published: Dublin, Ireland: The Stinging Fly Press, 2007.
Contents Atlantic City -- To the hills -- See the tree, how big it's grown -- Animal needs -- Last days of the buffalo -- Ideal homes -- The wintersongs -- Party at Helen's -- Breakfast wine -- Burn the bad lamp -- There are little kingdoms -- Nights at the gin palace -- The penguins.
Summary "These electric stories by one of the most exciting Irish writer of the new century summon all the laughter, darkness, and intensity of contemporary life. A pair of fast girls court trouble on a slow night in a small town. Lonesome walkers take to the hills in pursuit of a saving embrace. A bewildered man steps off a country bus in search of his identity -- and a stiff drink. There are Little Kingdoms is the bravura debut collection by a writer who burst onto the literary stage fully formed"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject Ireland -- Fiction.
ISBN 9781555976521 (pbk.) :
1555976522 (pbk.)

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