Acid by Edward Falco
(Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction, 1996)

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Gathers thirteen stories of people caught between the normal and the lure of the forbidden, including "Radon," "Ax," and "Acid"
 

About Edward Falco

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Edward Falco grew up in Brooklyn and teaches at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, where he is director of the MFA program in creative writing. He is the prize-winning author of several books including his new and selected stories, SABBATH NIGHT IN THE CHURCH OF THE PIRANHA and, most recently, the highly acclaimed novel WOLF POINT.
 
Published November 1, 1995 by Univ of Notre Dame Pr. 248 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Author of a previous collection (Plato at Scratch Daniel's, 1990) and a novel (Winter in Florida, 1990), Falco writes tense, gritty fiction that portrays ordinary people caught between the claims of ``normal'' life and the lure of the forbidden and untasted.

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Having already won the Richard Sullivan Prize for Short Fiction, this collection of 13 short stories should earn the author of Plato at Scratch Daniel's and the novel Winter in Florida further recognition.

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