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Man V. Nature

(2014)
A collection of stories by

 
*SHORTLISTED FOR THE LA TIMES BOOKS PRIZE 2015*

A SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE NOTABLE BOOK OF 2014

A BOSTON GLOBE BEST FICTION OF 2014

ROXANNE GAY'S TOP TEN BOOKS OF 2014

AN AMAZON BEST SHORT STORY COLLECTION OF 2014

AN iBOOK BEST OF 2014

Told with perfect rhythm and unyielding brutality, these stories expose unsuspecting men and women to the realities of nature, the primal instincts of man and the dark humor and heartbreak of our struggle to not only thrive, but survive. In "Girl on Girl", a high-school girl goes to disturbing lengths to help an old friend; in "Meteorologist Dave Santana", an insatiable temptress pursues the one man she can't have; and in the title story, a long fraught relationship comes undone when three friends get impossibly lost on a lake that is impossible to get lost on. In Diane Cook's perilous worlds, the quotidian surfaces conceal darkly surreal elements that illuminate our more curious, troubling and bewildering behavior.

    

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Hardback Editions

October 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Man V. Nature: Stories
Author(s): Diane Cook
ISBN: 0-06-233310-0 / 978-0-06-233310-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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Paperback Editions

October 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Man V. Nature: Stories
Author(s): Diane Cook
ISBN: 0-06-233311-9 / 978-0-06-233311-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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August 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Man V Nature: Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2015
Author(s): Diane Cook
ISBN: 1-78074-815-9 / 978-1-78074-815-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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Audio Editions

November 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Man V. Nature: Stories
Author(s): Diane Cook
ISBN: 1-5046-7708-0 / 978-1-5046-7708-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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November 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Man v. Nature: Stories
Author(s): Diane Cook
ISBN: 1-5046-7710-2 / 978-1-5046-7710-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


November 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Man v. Nature: Stories
Author(s): Diane Cook
ISBN: 1-5046-7709-9 / 978-1-5046-7709-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Man V. Nature
Author(s): Diane Cook
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Availability: Amazon UK   


October 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Man V. Nature: Stories
Author(s): Diane Cook
Publisher: Harper
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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