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Product Description: In Trout's Lie, Percival Everett explores the semantic relationship between sense and so-called nonsense―and questions whether either is actually possible.

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9781597099981 | Red Hen Pr, October 15, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In Trout's Lie, Percival Everett explores the semantic relationship between sense and so-called nonsense―and questions whether either is actually possible.

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Product Description: A new collection of stories set in the West from "one of the most gifted and versatile of contemporary writers" (NPR)Percival Everett's long-awaited new collection of stories, his first since 2004's Damned If I Do, finds him traversing the West with characteristic restlessness...read more

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9780413623706, titled "A Natural Approach to Horse Management" | Methuen, October 1, 1992, cover price $34.95 | also contains A Natural Approach to Horse Management

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9781555977191 | Graywolf Pr, September 15, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A new collection of stories set in the West from "one of the most gifted and versatile of contemporary writers" (NPR)Percival Everett's long-awaited new collection of stories, his first since 2004's Damned If I Do, finds him traversing the West with characteristic restlessness.

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Product Description: “In addition to these three parts of the brain, we all have millions of brain cells…”read for more info

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9781505955149 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 6, 2015, cover price $6.75 | About this edition: “In addition to these three parts of the brain, we all have millions of brain cells…”read for more info

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Product Description: The Jefferson Bible, or The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth as it is formally titled, was a book constructed by Thomas Jefferson in the latter years of his life by cutting and pasting with a razor and glue numerous sections from the New Testament as extractions of the doctrine of Jesus...read more

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9781503032057 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 29, 2014, cover price $4.89 | also contains The Jefferson Bible | About this edition: The Jefferson Bible, or The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth as it is formally titled, was a book constructed by Thomas Jefferson in the latter years of his life by cutting and pasting with a razor and glue numerous sections from the New Testament as extractions of the doctrine of Jesus.
9781888451627, titled "The Jefferson Bible: By Thomas Jefferson" | Akashic Books, July 1, 2004, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Acclaimed author Percival Everett will take an atheist’s-eye-view of the little-known “Jefferson Bible,” the third president’s response to the King James Bible.

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Product Description: "Anything we take for granted, Mr. Everett means to show us, may turn out to be a lie." ―Wall Street Journal* Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize * Finalist for the PEN / Faulkner Award for Fiction *A story inside a story inside a story...read more

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9781555976347 | Graywolf Pr, February 5, 2013, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: "Anything we take for granted, Mr.

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Product Description: "Innovative, comic, bizarre and beautiful, The Impossibly reads as if Donald Barthelme were channeling Alain Robbe-Grillet, Samuel Beckett, Ben Marcus and reruns of Get Smart."—Time Out New YorkWhen the anonymous narrator botches an assignment from the clandestine organization that employs him, everyone in his life becomes a participant in his punishment...read more
By Percival L. Everett (introduced by) and Laird Hunt

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9781566892810 | Reprint edition (Coffee House Pr, January 24, 2012), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: "Innovative, comic, bizarre and beautiful, The Impossibly reads as if Donald Barthelme were channeling Alain Robbe-Grillet, Samuel Beckett, Ben Marcus and reruns of Get Smart.

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Product Description: A baffling triptych of murder mysteries by the author of I Am Not Sidney PoitierOgden Walker, deputy sheriff of a small New Mexico town, is on the trail of an old woman's murderer. But at the crime scene, his are the only footprints leading up to and away from her door...read more

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9781555975982 | Graywolf Pr, October 25, 2011, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A baffling triptych of murder mysteries by the author of I Am Not Sidney PoitierOgden Walker, deputy sheriff of a small New Mexico town, is on the trail of an old woman's murderer.

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Product Description: Percival Everett’s blistering satire about race and writing, available again in paperbackThelonious "Monk" Ellison’s writing career has bottomed out: his latest manuscript has been rejected by seventeen publishers, which stings all the more because his previous novels have been "critically acclaimed...read more

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9781555975999 | Graywolf Pr, October 25, 2011, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Percival Everett’s blistering satire about race and writing, available again in paperbackThelonious "Monk" Ellison’s writing career has bottomed out: his latest manuscript has been rejected by seventeen publishers, which stings all the more because his previous novels have been "critically acclaimed.

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Product Description: These poems question the sounds that are meaning. They interrogate where meaning resides and whether they are in any way, rigidly or loosely, wed to the words that carry it. There is a nod toward logic and at once an acceptance of its limits...read more

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9781597094788 | Red Hen Pr, April 1, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: These poems question the sounds that are meaning.

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Product Description: There Are No Names for Red is a collaborative work featuring the poetry of Chris Abani and the paintings of Percival Everett.
By Chris Abani and Percival L. Everett (other contributor)

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9781597094573, titled "There Are No Names for Red: Poetry & Paintings" | Red Hen Pr, April 1, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: There Are No Names for Red is a collaborative work featuring the poetry of Chris Abani and the paintings of Percival Everett.

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Product Description: I Am Not Sidney Poitier is an irresistible comic novel from the master storyteller Percival Everett, and an irreverent take on race, class, and identity in AmericaI was, in life, to be a gambler, a risk-taker, a swashbuckler, a knight...read more

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9781555975272 | Original edition (Graywolf Pr, May 26, 2009), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: I Am Not Sidney Poitier is an irresistible comic novel from the master storyteller Percival Everett, and an irreverent take on race, class, and identity in AmericaI was, in life, to be a gambler, a risk-taker, a swashbuckler, a knight.

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Product Description: In a literary reversal as deadly serious as it is wickedly satiric, this novel by the acclaimed French-speaking African writer Abdourahman A. Waberi turns the fortunes of the world upside down. On this reimagined globe a stream of sorry humanity flows from the West, from the slums of America and the squalor of Europe, to escape poverty and desperation in the prosperous United States of Africa...read more
By David Ball (trans), Nicole Ball (trans), Percival L. Everett (foreword by) and Abdourahman A. Waberi

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9780803213913 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In a literary reversal as deadly serious as it is wickedly satiric, this novel by the acclaimed French-speaking African writer Abdourahman A.

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9780803222625 | Bison Books, March 1, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In a literary reversal as deadly serious as it is wickedly satiric, this novel by the acclaimed French-speaking African writer Abdourahman A.

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Product Description: “Everett’s talent is multifaceted, sparked by a satiric brilliance that could place him alongside Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison.”—Publishers Weekly“I think Percival Everett is a genius. . . . He’s a brilliant writer and so damn smart I envy him...read more

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9781933354705 | Akashic Books, November 1, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Everett’s talent is multifaceted, sparked by a satiric brilliance that could place him alongside Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison.

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Ishmael Kidder takes revenge by any means necessary when his eleven-year-old daughter is brutally murdered, in a novel that follows the gruesome reasoning and execution of revenge in a society that has lost a common moral ground.

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9781555974763 | Graywolf Pr, September 4, 2007, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Ishmael Kidder takes revenge by any means necessary when his eleven-year-old daughter is brutally murdered, in a novel that follows the gruesome reasoning and execution of revenge in a society that has lost a common moral ground.

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Product Description: Completely updated entries for independent book publishers, literary magazines, and online literary journals provide the information writers need to get their work into print: journal and press descriptions, submission guidelines, contact names and addresses, and circulation figures...read more
By Council of Literary Magazines and Presse (corporate author) and Percival L. Everett (foreword by)

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9781933368580 | Soft Skull Pr, March 5, 2007, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Completely updated entries for independent book publishers, literary magazines, and online literary journals provide the information writers need to get their work into print: journal and press descriptions, submission guidelines, contact names and addresses, and circulation figures.

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Theodore Street is driving towards the ocean where he plans to drown himself. But, on the way, he is hit by a van and he sails through the windscreen, his head sliced from his body. At his funeral days later, he sits up in his coffin, apparently resurrected. And, Theodore becomes an object of derision and morbid curiosity to the press.

Hardcover:

9780786869176 | Hachette Book Group USA, April 1, 2004, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A satirical parable and fantasy tale by the author of Erasure finds suicidal college professor Theodore inadvertently dying in a car accident and unexpectedly resurrected during his funeral, a situation that renders him an object of morbid curiosity, embarrassment to his family, and dark worship to an obscure religious cult.

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9780571226627 | Gardners Books, April 6, 2006, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: Theodore Street is driving towards the ocean where he plans to drown himself.

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Product Description: Praise for Percival Everett: “. . . Artful and literate, Everett explores the philosophical, the metaphysical, the physical and the psychological boundaries of human life . . .” ―Terry D’Auray “. . . Everett achieves a primal sense of dislocation, forcing us to question how we determine the limits of the human ...read more

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9781597090575 | Red Hen Pr, January 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Praise for Percival Everett: “.

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A new novel by the author of Erasure explores issues of masculinity and homosexuality against a Western American backdrop, charting the effects of a fatal gay bashing incident on the lives of a father and son living in Wyoming.

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9781555974275 | Graywolf Pr, September 1, 2005, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Explores issues of masculinity and homosexuality against a Western American backdrop, charting the effects of a fatal gay bashing incident on the lives of a father and son living in Wyoming.

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The author of Erasure offers a fascinating collection of new short stories featuring a policeman, a cowboy, a romance novelist, and several fly fisherman as protagonists in a series of humorous but insightful tales of modern life. Original.

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9781555974114 | Graywolf Pr, November 1, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The author of Erasure offers a fascinating collection of new short stories featuring a policeman, a cowboy, a romance novelist, and several fly fisherman as protagonists in a series of humorous but insightful tales of modern life.

A farcical tale about Ralph, an eleven-month-old infant who reads sophisticated literature but does not consider himself a genius because he is unable to drive.

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9781555972967 | Graywolf Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A farcical tale about Ralph, an eleven-month-old infant who reads sophisticated literature but does not consider himself a genius because he is unable to drive.

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9781555976675 | Reprint edition (Graywolf Pr, February 18, 2014), cover price $15.00
9780571221127 | Gardners Books, May 20, 2004, cover price $15.75 | About this edition: With this inventive and humorous novel, Percival Everett has created his unlikeliest hero to date.

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Presents a fictitious chronicle of a former senator Strom Thurmond's efforts to write a history of African Americans, revealing the antics of Congressional office workers, publishing house interns, editors, and rival editors.

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9781888451573 | Akashic Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents a fictitious chronicle of a former senator Strom Thurmond's efforts to write a history of African Americans, revealing the antics of Congressional office workers, publishing house interns, editors, and rival editors.

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Product Description: These three-CD collections feature audiences' best-loved selections from National Public Radio's Selected Shorts, an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors and recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City...read more

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9780971921801 | Abridged edition (Symphony Space, March 1, 2004), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: These three-CD collections feature audiences' best-loved selections from National Public Radio's Selected Shorts, an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors and recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City.

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Product Description: The unlikely narrator through this tale of misadventures is one Curt Marder: gambler, drinker, cheat, and would-be womanizer. It's 1871, and he's lost his farm, his wife, and his dog to a band of marauding hooligans. With nothing to live on but a desire to recover what is rightfully his, Marder is forced to enlist the help of the best tracker in the West: a black man named Bubba...read more

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9780807083635 | 1 edition (Beacon Pr, May 15, 2003), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The unlikely narrator through this tale of misadventures is one Curt Marder: gambler, drinker, cheat, and would-be womanizer.

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Product Description: A rediscovered classic of politics, murder, espionage, for the first time in paperbackOn a windswept landscape somewhere north of Denver, Robert Hawks, a feisty and dangerously curious hydrologist, finds himself enmeshed in a fight over Native American treaty rights...read more

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9781555972370 | Graywolf Pr, May 1, 1996, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: While on a fishing expedition north of Denver, scientist Robert Hawks finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly fight over Native American treaty rights--a fight with repercussions for his own family history

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9780807083611 | Beacon Pr, May 15, 2003, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A rediscovered classic of politics, murder, espionage, for the first time in paperbackOn a windswept landscape somewhere north of Denver, Robert Hawks, a feisty and dangerously curious hydrologist, finds himself enmeshed in a fight over Native American treaty rights.

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