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© Copyright 1989, T. Coraghessan Boyle

Dedication:  "For Kerrie, Milo, and Spencer"

Epigraph:  "You know that the best you can expect is to avoid the worst." -- Italo Calvino, If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

Contains the stories: Sorry Fugu; Modern Love; Hard Sell; Peace of Mind; Sinking House; The Human Fly; The Hat; Me Cago en la Leche (Robert Jordan in  Nicaragua); The Little Chill; King Bee; Thawing Out; The Devil and Irv Cherniske; The Miracle at Ballinspittle; Zapatos; The Ape Lady in Retirement; If the River Was Whiskey.

Bauers, Sandy.  "The Final Authority; T. Coraghessan Boyle Reads His Work with Vigor." Chicago Tribune  29 November 1990. 

Benedict, Elizabeth.  Having a Good Time with Our Worst Fears; "If the River Was Whiskey." New York Times Book Review  14 May 1989.

Grondahl, Paul.  "Author Returns to Hudson Valley to Read Works."  Albany Times Union  18 October 1988.

Kakutani,  Michiko.  Stories in Which the Unusual Is the Usual; "If the River Was Whiskey." BOOKS OF THE TIMES; New York Times  2 May 1989. 

Weber, Bruce.   "Novel Appeal."   Men's Fashion of the Times Magazine, New York Times  19 March 1989. 

Interview.  The Bloomsbury Review  November/December 1989. 

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