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Dead Americans

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Welcome to a world where bands are named after the murderer of a dead president, where the work of Octavia E. Butler is turned into an apocalypse meta-narrative, and John Wayne visits a Wal-Mart. and men and women tattoo their life onto their skin for an absent god.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 127 x 185 x 20.32mm | 284g
  • Toronto, Canada
  • English
  • 1771481714
  • 9781771481717
  • 798,126

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Praise for Ben Peek "The strange stories of Australian author Ben Peek resist categorization, freely sampling from elements of horror, postmodern metafiction, SF, alternative history, and fantasy. But then hybridization is one of his main themes, with different selves often occupying the same body, or, confusing matters even more, the same self in different bodies. Making things all the more difficult, and interesting, is the fact that in Peek's world none of these mixed parts get along."
--Alex Good, Toronto Star

"Dead Americans is a fine short story collection and sure to be one of the best of the year when all is said and done."
--Examiner.com

"Ben Peek is a writer I fully expect to blunder out into the scene like a runaway brontosaurus one of these days. He has titanic talent. . . ."
--Jeff VanderMeer, Locus Online
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About Ben Peek

Ben Peek is the Sydney-based author of Black Sheep, Twenty-Six Lies/One Truth and, with Stephanie Campisi, Above/Below. Immolation, the first novel in the trilogy "Children," was released mid-2014.
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Rating details

40 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 50% (20)
4 18% (7)
3 10% (4)
2 12% (5)
1 10% (4)
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