Toothpick Men (Revised Edition)

Toothpick Men (Revised Edition)

by Dinty Moore
     
 

Fiction. Short Stories. With subjects ranging from gun-wielding therapists to drunk taxidermists, Moore's exploration of human nature in both its humdrum and its hilarity surely reflects his work experience as a documentary filmmaker, professional modern dancer, wire service journalist, and zookeeper. His prose is sharp, his characters endearing, and his wit

Overview


Fiction. Short Stories. With subjects ranging from gun-wielding therapists to drunk taxidermists, Moore's exploration of human nature in both its humdrum and its hilarity surely reflects his work experience as a documentary filmmaker, professional modern dancer, wire service journalist, and zookeeper. His prose is sharp, his characters endearing, and his wit always on target.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595390042
Publisher:
Mammoth Books
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
157

Meet the Author


Dinty W. Moore has worked as a zookeeper, a wire service journalist, a documentary filmmaker, and a professional modern dancer. He is the author of two books of nonfiction, The Emperor's Virtual Clothes: The Naked Truth About Internet Culture, and The Accidental Buddhist; and edited the anthology, SUDDEN STORIES: THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF MINISCULE FICTION. He has written fiction and nonfiction for numerous publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Utne Reader, Arts & Letters, Crazyhorse, the Georgia Review, and the Southern Review and is a 1992 National Endowment for the Arts Fellow in Fiction Writing. He teaches writing at Penn State Altoona and welcomes readers to contact him: dinty@psu.edu.

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