Inheritance: And Other Stories

Inheritance And Other Stories In this deeply sardonic debut collection of short stories Jarod Powell masterfully intertwines the bitter traumas and sweet victories of humanity with a hypnotic style subversive wit and a powerful

  • Title: Inheritance: And Other Stories
  • Author: Jarod Powell
  • ISBN: 9781432712181
  • Page: 388
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this deeply sardonic debut collection of short stories, Jarod Powell masterfully intertwines the bitter traumas and sweet victories of humanity with a hypnotic style, subversive wit, and a powerful, concrete narrative A hopelessly dysfunctional family holds a formal debate and fights through the cliche, an agoraphobic teenager finds the gumption to enter the world he oIn this deeply sardonic debut collection of short stories, Jarod Powell masterfully intertwines the bitter traumas and sweet victories of humanity with a hypnotic style, subversive wit, and a powerful, concrete narrative A hopelessly dysfunctional family holds a formal debate and fights through the cliche, an agoraphobic teenager finds the gumption to enter the world he observes in a single moment of guttural rage, a homeless man harasses a stranger with his visions of the San Fernando Valley as The Garden of Eden, and in the title story, a high school turns into a Biblical village square when a drug overdose turns a nobody into a mythical being.

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    1. Jarod Powell's first book. You can see how much he's progressed as a writer since then, but it's still a very satisfying read.Most of the book deals with dysfunctional families, and most of it is hilarious, David Sedaris-style.

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