Snow White

Product Number: EB00576254
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781439144404
Publisher: Touchstone
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Description

"Eccentric, dazzlingthe literary conversation piece of the year." -San Francisco Chronicle An American short story writer and novelist acclaimed for his playful, postmodern style of short fiction, Barthelme's first novel, Snow White, is a countercultural, experimental reconstruction of the Disney version of the traditional fairytale. In Barthelme's modern day world, Snow White is a seductive woman waiting for her prince to return to New York. Pushing the bounds of fiction and form, Barthelme subverts the classic tale, prompting The New York Times to call him "a splendid practitioner at the peak of his power" and inspiring a new generation of authors including Charles Baxter, Dave Eggers, and David Gates.

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Author(s): Donald Barthelme
Original Publish Date: Jan 29, 2013

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