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The Amount to Carry: Stories,9780312423339

The Amount to Carry: Stories

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780312423339

ISBN10:
0312423330
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/20/2004
Publisher(s):
Picador
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Summary

In this collection of twelve stories, Carter Scholz reveals his truly remarkable range and prodigious narrative gifts. Traveling from the surface of the moon to the New Jersey suburbs, they explore the places in the human mind where science and fiction merge. Here are stories that disturb the universe, probe the worlds we call home, and measure the degrees of our alienation. Mind-expanding, entertaining, and often richly disquieting, the stories inThe Amount to Carryare bravura performances of the imagination.

Author Biography

Carter Scholz is the author of Radiance and co-author of Kafka Americana. He lives in Berkeley, California.

Table of Contents

The Eve of the Last Apollop. 1
A Catastrophe Machinep. 31
Blumfeld, an Elderly Bachelorp. 64
The Menagerie of Babelp. 74
A Draft of Canto CIp. 102
Altamirap. 111
Travelsp. 126
At the Shorep. 140
The Nine Billion Names of Godp. 158
Invisible Inkp. 166
Mengele's Jewp. 180
The Amount to Carryp. 189
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