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9781622881116 | Stephen F Austin Univ Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $18.00

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Product Description: The narratives throughout Gary Fincke’s sixth collection of short stories contain newsworthy events that are chronicled secondhand: the shooting of a policeman, the murder of a house flipper, the firing of a teacher for punching a violent student, the accidental drowning of a gay man in a flood, and a fire somewhat accidently set by a juvenile smoker in a school...read more

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9781940425207 | Vandalia Pr, March 1, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The narratives throughout Gary Fincke’s sixth collection of short stories contain newsworthy events that are chronicled secondhand: the shooting of a policeman, the murder of a house flipper, the firing of a teacher for punching a violent student, the accidental drowning of a gay man in a flood, and a fire somewhat accidently set by a juvenile smoker in a school.

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9781622880744 | Texas A & M Univ Pr, March 2, 2015, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: Fiction. What saves us? It's a question as old—and as urgent—as humanity itself. With this remarkable book, award-winning poet, essayist, and short story writer Gary Fincke opens an exciting new chapter of his career. Structured as a novel-in-stories, HOW BLASPHEMY SOUNDS TO GOD explores our capacity for loyalty and love as it delves into the lives of people on the brink of faith...read more

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9780615940410 | Small Pr Distribution, February 10, 2014, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Fiction.

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Product Description: Coal burns underground and destroys a small town. A woman confronts police officers with her pet copperheads. A young girl drinks Drano. A man is banned from his favorite bar. Within these eleven short stories, Flannery O’Connor Award winner and poet Gary Fincke brings into focus the small struggles of ordinary people...read more

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9781935978886 | Vandalia Pr, April 1, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Coal burns underground and destroys a small town.

Twelve short stories comprise a study of despair and redemption, as a disparate group of characters attempts to survive from day to day in a world of strip malls and fast-food restaurants while searching for something that will bring them back to hope. Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.

Hardcover:

9780820326566 | Univ of Georgia Pr, October 1, 2004, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Twelve short stories comprise a study of despair and redemption, as a disparate group of characters attempts to survive from day to day in a world of strip malls and fast-food restaurants while searching for something that will bring them back to hope.

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9780820345017 | Univ of Georgia Pr, March 1, 2013, cover price $20.95

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Product Description:   The poems in The History of Permanence are startling in their inclusiveness, juxtaposing history, science, myth, and popular culture with a narrative thread that rises from memory. Groups of distinctively individual poems alternate with long poem sequences that range from one based upon the difficulties of genius to one that contemplates the wondrous things that literally fall from the sky to the tile sequence, a meditation on the desire for permanence...read more

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9781936205196, titled "The History of Permanence" | Texas A & M Univ Pr, October 12, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition:   The poems in The History of Permanence are startling in their inclusiveness, juxtaposing history, science, myth, and popular culture with a narrative thread that rises from memory.

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9781568091426 | Time Being Books, May 13, 2011, cover price $15.95

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9781557288813 | Univ of Arkansas Pr, July 1, 2008, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: Gary Fincke’s new collection is a poetry grounded in memorable places and characters. He wants readers to remember the voices they hear in the poems, the work the characters do, the families they have, the things they believe in and strive to live up to...read more

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9781557287861 | Univ of Arkansas Pr, February 15, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Gary Fincke’s new collection is a poetry grounded in memorable places and characters.

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Product Description: Set against a backdrop of aggressive rock, frenzied fans, moshing, stage diving, crowd surfing, security brutality, and occasional outright violence, Amp’d: A Father’s Backstage Pass follows four years in the life of Gary Fincke’s son, Aaron, a rock-and-roll guitarist...read more

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9780870137297 | Michigan State Univ Pr, November 30, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Set against a backdrop of aggressive rock, frenzied fans, moshing, stage diving, crowd surfing, security brutality, and occasional outright violence, Amp’d: A Father’s Backstage Pass follows four years in the life of Gary Fincke’s son, Aaron, a rock-and-roll guitarist.

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Product Description:  A university maintenance worker and his wife decide to give birth to their anencephalic baby and to accept all the consequences that will follow. During summer vacation, a journalism student trysts with his girlfriend at her suspicious father’s house and soon witnesses the ultimate in paternal vengeance...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780826214928 | Univ of Missouri Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition:  A university maintenance worker and his wife decide to give birth to their anencephalic baby and to accept all the consequences that will follow.

Book by FINCKE, GARY

Hardcover:

9780814290163 | Cdr edition (Ohio State Univ Pr, August 1, 2003), cover price $14.95
9780814209509 | Ohio State Univ Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Book by FINCKE, GARY

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Product Description: These bracing poems examine the "blood ties" that link us all, that bind us not only to our past but also to our present and our future here on Earth, where historical events, technological breakthroughs, and ecological shifts are forever changing our lives...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781568090719 | 1 edition (Time Being Books, February 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: These bracing poems examine the "blood ties" that link us all, that bind us not only to our past but also to our present and our future here on Earth, where historical events, technological breakthroughs, and ecological shifts are forever changing our lives.

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Product Description: Troubled relationships between parents and children, most of them adults or at least in their late teens, provide the framework for many stories in this collection. In "Faculty X," a middle-aged son witnesses his mother's fixation with death and her attempt to cope with senility...read more

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9780826210753 | Univ of Missouri Pr, August 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Troubled relationships between parents and children, most of them adults or at least in their late teens, provide the framework for many stories in this collection.

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9780944072394 | Zoland Books, April 1, 1994, cover price $10.95

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Product Description: "A nostalgic trip through American culture of the late 1960s and early 1970s . . . . Draft dodging, the nuclear threat, and Martin Luther King, Jr. are among the major issues evoked, but the stories also vividly depict the popular culture of an era."--Library Journal

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9781566890137 | Coffee House Pr, October 1, 1993, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: "A nostalgic trip through American culture of the late 1960s and early 1970s .

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9780962025143 | 1 edition (Yardbird Books, March 1, 1991), cover price $7.95

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Product Description: It's all here, from Einstein and Malthus to Bergen and McCarthy, from fields of interred remains of pets where our strange human love lives on, engraved in stone, to rain forests where butterflies beat their fragile wings to create the measured chaos of our lives...read more

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9780961646745 | Greentower Pr, March 1, 1990, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: It's all here, from Einstein and Malthus to Bergen and McCarthy, from fields of interred remains of pets where our strange human love lives on, engraved in stone, to rain forests where butterflies beat their fragile wings to create the measured chaos of our lives.

Hardcover:

9780899240589 | Lynx House Books, November 1, 1988, cover price $15.95

Paperback:

9780899240534 | Lynx House Books, November 1, 1988, cover price $10.00

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