Civilwarland in Bad Decline: Stories and a Novella

Civilwarland in Bad Decline: Stories and a Novella


By (author) George Saunders

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  • Publisher: Riverhead Books,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 201mm x 13mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 1 February 1997
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1573225797
  • ISBN 13: 9781573225793
  • Edition statement: Riverhead Trade.
  • Sales rank: 41,140

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In six stories and the novella, "Bounty, " Saunders introduces readers to people struggling to survive in an increasingly haywire world. "(Saunders) has created a surreal, weirdly persuasive picture of the devolved future now taking shape in our own worst and most potent tendencies."--Tobias Wolff.

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Author information

George Saunders is the author of "Tenth of December"; "In Persuasion Nation"; "The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil"; "Pastoralia"; "CivilWarLand in Bad Decline"; "The Braindead Megaphone"; and a children's book, "The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip." His work appears regularly in the "New Yorker," "Harper's "and "GQ." In 2006, he was awarded a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant." In 2000, "The New Yorker "named him one of the "Best Writers Under 40." He teaches at Syracuse University.