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The Bread We Eat in Dreams


Author: Catherynne M. Valente
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Published year: 2013
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Subterranean Press proudly presents a major new collection by one of the brightest stars in the literary firmament. Catherynne M. Valente, the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making and other acclaimed novels, now brings readers a treasure trove of stories and poems in The Bread We Eat in Dreams. In the Locus Award-winning novelette “White Lines on a Green Field,” an old story plays out against a high school backdrop as Coyote is quarterback and king for a season. A girl named Mallow embarks on an adventure of memorable and magical politicks in “The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland—For a Little While.” The award-winning, tour de force novella “Silently and Very Fast” is an ancient epic set in a far-flung future, the intimate autobiography of an evolving A.I. And in the title story, the history of a New England town and that of an outcast demon are irrevocably linked. The thirty-five pieces collected here explore an extraordinary breadth of styles and genres, as Valente presents readers with something fresh and evocative on every page. From noir to Native American myth, from folklore to the final frontier, each tale showcases Valente’s eloquence and originality. Table of Contents: The Consultant White Lines on a Green Field The Bread We Eat in Dreams The Melancholy of Mechagirl A Voice Like a Hole The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland—For a Little While How to Raise a Minotaur The Shoot-out at Burnt Corn Ranch Over the Bride of the World Mouse Koan The Blueberry Queen of Wiscasset In the Future When All’s Well Fade to White Aeromaus Red Engines The Wolves of Brooklyn One Breath, One Stroke Kallisti The Wedding The Secret of Being a Cowboy Twenty-Five Facts About Santa Claus We Without Us Were Shadows The Red Girl Aquaman and the Duality of Self/Other, America, 1985 The Room Silently and Very Fast What the Dragon Said: A Love Story

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