The Ones That Got Away

The Ones That Got Away

by Stephen Graham Jones
The Ones That Got Away

The Ones That Got Away

by Stephen Graham Jones


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• These thirteen stories are our own lives, inside out. A boy’s summer romance doesn’t end in that good kind of heartbreak, but in blood. A girl on a fishing trip makes a friend in the woods who’s exactly what she needs, except then that friend follows her back to the city. A father hears a voice through his baby monitor that shouldn’t be possible, but now he can’t stop listening. A woman finds out that the shipwreck wasn’t the disaster, but who she’s shipwrecked with. A big brother learns just what he will, and won’t, trade for one night of sleep. From prison guards making unholy alliances to snake-oil men in the Old West doling out justice, these stories carve down into the body of the mind, into our most base fears and certainties, and there’s no anesthetic. Turn the light on if you want, but that just makes for more shadows.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607012351
Publisher: Prime Books
Publication date: 12/07/2010
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 222,596
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Stephen Graham Jones is the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Good Indians. He has been an NEA fellowship recipient and has received several awards including the Ray Bradbury Award from the Los Angeles Times and the Jesse Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters. Jones is known for his horror, literary fiction and science fiction novels. He is a Blackfeet Native American and his heritage is often reflected in his writing. Some of his popular books include The Night of the Mannequins, My Heart is a Chainsaw, and one of his latest releases, Don't Fear the Reaper. He has also written numerous short stories and a number of comic books. Stephen Graham Jones is the Ivena Baldwin Professor of English at the University of Colorado.

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