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The Resource The secret society of demolition writers, by Aimee Bender ... [and others] ; edited by Marc Parent

The secret society of demolition writers, by Aimee Bender ... [and others] ; edited by Marc Parent

Label
The secret society of demolition writers
Title
The secret society of demolition writers
Statement of responsibility
by Aimee Bender ... [and others] ; edited by Marc Parent
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What would you write if no one knew who you were?In the spirit of the demolition derby, where drivers take heedless risks with reckless abandon, welcome to the first convocation of the Secret Society of Demolition Writers. Here is a one-of-a-kind collection by famous authors writing anonymously-and dangerously. With the usual concerns about reputations and renown cast aside, these twelve daredevils have each contributed an extreme, no-holds-barred unsigned story, each shining as brightly and urgently as hazard lights.Unconventional and unapologetic, this publishing equivalent of a whodunit features an eclectic group of fictional characters, including a delusional schizophrenic narrator, an egg donor with second thoughts about her decision, a pharmacist who forms a weird crush on a woman who beat both of her parents to death, and a little girl who understands that an old safe is the threshold to another, ghostly, world. Equally diverse and surprising are the authors themselves: Aimee Bender, Benjamin Cheever, Michael Connelly, Sebastian Junger, Elizabeth McCracken, Rosie O'Donnell, Chris Offutt, Anna Quindlen, John Burnham Schwartz, Alice Sebold, Lauren Slater, and Marc Parent, the editor of the collection. Never before has such a wide-ranging and talented group of authors been assembled to such explosive and entertaining effect.The Secret Society of Demolition Writers is an intriguing puzzle in itself, but it's also an important addition to the careers of some of our finest storytellers-even if we never really know who wrote what. Its boundary-smashing fiction offers exhilarating proof that for an artist, withholding your identity can mean gaining your freedom
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A collection of short stories by famous authors written anonymously
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10139881
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
Dewey number
813.0108
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Alan Sklar & Ellen Archer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bender, Aimee
  • Parent, Marc
  • Sklar, Alan
  • Archer, Ellen
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True
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Short stories, American
Target audience
adult
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stories
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not applicable
Label
The secret society of demolition writers, by Aimee Bender ... [and others] ; edited by Marc Parent
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unknown
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digital storage
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other
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  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT10756820
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781400121786
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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audio
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rdamedia.
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  • s
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756820
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10756820
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The secret society of demolition writers, by Aimee Bender ... [and others] ; edited by Marc Parent
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT10756820
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400121786
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756820
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10756820
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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