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Tabloid Dreams

Tabloid Dreams

(1996)
A collection of stories by

 
Robert Olen Butler's last short story collection, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, was a keen, piercing book told largely in the voice of Vietnamese immigrants to America. To say that his new collection is a departure is an understatement: Butler has taken actual headlines from the more outrageous of the supermarket tabloids and fashioned short fiction around them. Headlines such as "Titanic Victim Speaks Through Waterbed," "Woman Loses Cookie Bake-Off, Sets Self on Fire," and "Every Man She Kisses Dies" are the starting points for this quirky volume from one of the most original American writers at work today.

 
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Hardback Editions

October 1996 : USA Hardback
Title: Tabloid Dreams: Stories
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 0-8050-3131-6 / 978-0-8050-3131-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co
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Paperback Editions

March 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: Tabloid Dreams
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 0-8021-2098-9 / 978-0-8021-2098-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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October 1997 : USA Paperback
Title: Tabloid Dreams: Stories
Author(s): Robert Butler
ISBN: 0-8050-5589-4 / 978-0-8050-5589-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
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August 1997 : UK Paperback
Title: Tabloid Dreams
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
ISBN: 0-7493-9451-X / 978-0-7493-9451-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Minerva
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Kindle Editions

March 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Tabloid Dreams
Author(s): Robert Olen Butler
Publisher: Grove Press
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