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Table Of Contents

Don’t Try
Your Ad Here
Itch
Frosty
The Heckler
Take the Q10
O’Toole’s Daughter
Food Riot
The Do-Over
On Our Last Vacation
Larry
Joey’s Boys
Red’s Birthday
No Pussy 2
How to Manage
Rouses
A Good Story
Around Midnight
Whatever Happened to Frank Meyers?
Beat Trinity
The Saddest Thing
The Place Holders
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21 Short Dog Stories

21 Short Dog Stories

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Vincent Quatroche’s 21 Short Dog Stories is a collection of previously published works that appeared in Another Rubber Eden 1997, Attitude House 2001, Greetings from Gridville 2005, CyberStein 2007 and the Terrible Now 2009. Divided into three sections entitled Fiction, Work and Memory there is also an Essay on the life and work of Charles Bukowski that originally appeared in Schuylkill Valley Journal Volume 29 Fall 2009. Demonstrating a desire to display a wide repertoire of genres many are included here. Everything from science fiction to baseball, affairs of the heart and family, and the life and perspective of the common laborer these tales and vignettes resist categorization. Somewhere in a far flung outpost of imagination in the deep underground of the contemporary world of Post Modern literature that seems to exist to drive and serve current trends de-jour in the marketplace only, these stories read like individual transcripts of day to day life experience, however at times the fantastic, the brutal, the beautiful and the ugly all are represented in a surreal hyper reality intended to transport the reader to the many dimensions of human existence in the Terrible Now. Of this it can be stated with confidence, there is a story here for you to recognize, adopt and embrace as your own.
Vincent Quatroche’s 21 Short Dog Stories is a collection of previously published works that appeared in Another Rubber Eden 1997, Attitude House 2001, Greetings from Gridville 2005, CyberStein 2007 and the Terrible Now 2009. Divided into three sections entitled Fiction, Work and Memory there is also an Essay on the life and work of Charles Bukowski that originally appeared in Schuylkill Valley Journal Volume 29 Fall 2009. Demonstrating a desire to display a wide repertoire of genres many are included here. Everything from science fiction to baseball, affairs of the heart and family, and the life and perspective of the common laborer these tales and vignettes resist categorization. Somewhere in a far flung outpost of imagination in the deep underground of the contemporary world of Post Modern literature that seems to exist to drive and serve current trends de-jour in the marketplace only, these stories read like individual transcripts of day to day life experience, however at times the fantastic, the brutal, the beautiful and the ugly all are represented in a surreal hyper reality intended to transport the reader to the many dimensions of human existence in the Terrible Now. Of this it can be stated with confidence, there is a story here for you to recognize, adopt and embrace as your own.

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