Selected Blackouts

Selected Blackouts

by John Goldbach
     
 

John Goldbach's debut collection offers funny and penetrating tales of people struggling with faith, addiction, sex and mortality. These stories follow characters through crack-ups, meltdowns and blackouts: a man faces the existential void as he tries to quit smoking with a self-help book, an overheated cooking show host battles the Cancun sun with increasingly

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Overview

John Goldbach's debut collection offers funny and penetrating tales of people struggling with faith, addiction, sex and mortality. These stories follow characters through crack-ups, meltdowns and blackouts: a man faces the existential void as he tries to quit smoking with a self-help book, an overheated cooking show host battles the Cancun sun with increasingly elaborate blender drinks, and small-town teenagers asphyxiate themselves for something to do.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897178799
Publisher:
Insomniac Press
Publication date:
10/01/2009
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

John Goldbach's fiction has appeared in The Shore, Smyles & Fish, Waccamaw, Descant, Matrix, and Hobart. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.

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