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Pornographies: short stories

Pornographies: short stories

by Christopher Grimes, Scott Zieher, Melissa Walker
     
 
This edition is the short story version of the novel, The Pornographers, and is sold only on Jaded Ibis website, or free with purchase of The Pornographers by Christopher Grimes. Contact the publisher for more information: questions at Jaded Ibis Productions dot com

From take-off to landing, these linked stories move at the speed of sound through post 9-11 angst

Overview

This edition is the short story version of the novel, The Pornographers, and is sold only on Jaded Ibis website, or free with purchase of The Pornographers by Christopher Grimes. Contact the publisher for more information: questions at Jaded Ibis Productions dot com

From take-off to landing, these linked stories move at the speed of sound through post 9-11 angst, yoga, bureaucratic helplessness, marriage, collective public insecurity and family. A group of minor bureaucrats operating under the unfunded directive of "Homeland Security" try to start a commercial pornography site in order to generate revenue for their city. Their research into the porn industry does in fact suggest it as a viable solution to their economic woes. Meanwhile their wives threaten to follow a guru to India in search of their own inner security. Pornographies humorously lays bare serious and real concerns about 21st Century America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780983195658
Publisher:
Jaded Ibis Press
Publication date:
01/30/2012
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

CHRISTOPHER GRIMES is the author of Public Works: Short Fiction and a Novella (FC2, 2005). His award-winning short fiction has appeared in Western Humanities Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Reed, Cream City Review, First Intensity, KNOCK, and elsewhere. He teaches literature and ficton writing at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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