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Orion you came and you took all my marbles

Kira Henehan

Orion you came and you took all my marbles

by Kira Henehan

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Published by Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKira Henehan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3608.E545 O75 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p. ;
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24409021M
ISBN 101571310754
ISBN 109781571310750
LC Control Number2009046701
OCLC/WorldCa460054298

Item A new book from Kira Henehan I loved Orion You Came and You Took All My Marbles (Rec. #, QfFC #75). I would very much like another novel by Kira Henehan, please. Orion You Came and You Took All My Marbles ~ Kira Henehan ♦♦♦½; To The End of the Land ~ David Grossman ♦♦♦½; Wittgenstein’s Nephew ~ Thomas Bernhard♦♦♦½; Visitation ~ Jenny Erpenbeck ♦♦♦½; West of Here ~ Jonathan Evison♦♦♦½; The Singer’s Gun ~ Emily St. John Mandel ♦♦♦½.

  Orion You Came and You Took All My Marbles Kira Henehan. POETRY. Wondering Home Tamiko Beyer. Sleep Seeds Denise Duhamel. Two Poems Matt Hart and Nate Pritts Four Poems C. Dale Young. NON-FICTION. The Air Must Circulate Renée E. D’Aoust. BOOK REVIEWS. I Have to Go Back to and Kill a Girl by Karyna McGlynn Callista Buchen. The Old.   Kira Henehan followed with an excerpt from Orion You Came and You Took All My Marbles; there’s music in that prose. Julia Holmes allowed her Mr. Meeks full control of the microphone. We listened to Mr. Meeks, : Adam Golaski.

A few others: I loved Kira Henehan's mysterious and quirky Orion You Came And You Took All My Marbles. A bookseller told me about Henehan's book on a sweltering summer afternoon in Pennsylvania after a reading, when I was waiting for a wildly delayed train back to New York and he was being a gentleman and waiting with me. Orion You Came and You Took All My Marbles by Kira Henehan: S P R A W L by Danielle Dutton: Skippy Dies by Paul Murray: The Curfew by Jesse Ball: Lightning Rods by Helen DeWitt: Spurious by Lars Iyer: Widow: Stories by Michelle Latiolais: I'm Trying to Reach You by Barbara Browning:


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