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The Secret Goldfish

(2004)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Readers familiar with David Means' electrifying work in the Los Angeles Times Book Prize -- winning Assorted Fire Events will recognize his extraordinary vision in The Secret Goldfish. A trio of erotically charged kids goes on a crime spree in Michigan; a goldfish bears witness to the demise of a Connecticut marriage; and an extremely unlucky man is stalked by lightning. This dazzling new collection reveals Means' rare talent for the short story and establishes his place among the American masters.



Praise for this book

"Propulsive, riveting, wonderfully atmospheric." - Jeffrey Eugenides


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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Secret Goldfish: Stories
Author(s): David Means
ISBN: 1-4352-9361-4 / 978-1-4352-9361-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-05-29
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February 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Secret Goldfish
Author(s): David Means
ISBN: 0-00-716487-4 / 978-0-00-716487-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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September 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Secret Goldfish
Author(s): David Means
ISBN: 0-00-716489-0 / 978-0-00-716489-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Paperback Editions

April 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Secret Goldfish
Author(s): David Means
ISBN: 0-00-716488-2 / 978-0-00-716488-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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August 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Secret Goldfish
Author(s): David Means
ISBN: 0-00-716490-4 / 978-0-00-716490-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Kindle Editions

July 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Secret Goldfish
Author(s): David Means
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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