The Resource One more thing : stories and other stories, B. J. Novak, (ebook)

One more thing : stories and other stories, B. J. Novak, (ebook)

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One more thing : stories and other stories
Title
One more thing
Title remainder
stories and other stories
Statement of responsibility
B. J. Novak
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice in American fiction. A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a box of Frosted Flakes--only to discover how claiming the winnings might unravel his family. A woman sets out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins--turning for help to the famed motivator himself. A new arrival in Heaven, overwhelmed with options, procrastinates over a long-ago promise to visit his grandmother. We also meet Sophia, the first artificially intelligent being capable of love, who falls for a man who might not be ready for it himself; a vengeance-minded hare, obsessed with scoring a rematch against the tortoise who ruined his life; and post-college friends who try to figure out how to host an intervention in the era of Facebook. Along the way, we learn why wearing a red T-shirt every day is the key to finding love, how February got its name, and why the stock market is sometimes just. down. Finding inspiration in questions from the nature of perfection to the icing on carrot cake, One More Thing has at its heart the most human of phenomena: love, fear, hope, ambition, and the inner stirring for the one elusive element that might just make a person complete. Across a dazzling range of subjects, themes, tones, and narrative voices, the many pieces in this collection are like nothing else, but they have one thing in common: they share the playful humor, deep heart, sharp eye, inquisitive mind, and altogether electrifying spirit of a writer with a fierce devotion to the entertainment of the reader"--
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1979-
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Novak, B. J.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.O9255
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
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OverDrive, Inc
Label
One more thing : stories and other stories, B. J. Novak, (ebook)
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http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=381F1287-8F2D-44B9-9D79-FB96D342B3F0
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385351843
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn867716870
  • (OCoLC)867716870
Label
One more thing : stories and other stories, B. J. Novak, (ebook)
Link
http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=381F1287-8F2D-44B9-9D79-FB96D342B3F0
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385351843
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn867716870
  • (OCoLC)867716870

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