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Author Perillo, Lucia Maria, 1958-

Title Happiness is a chemical in the brain : stories / Lucia Perillo

Publ Info New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2012]
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  PS3566.E69146 H37 2012    AVAILABLE
 URI  PS3566.E69146 H37 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript 211 pages ; 22 cm
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Contents Bad boy number seventeen -- Big-dot day -- Doctor Vicks -- Report from the trenches -- A ghost story -- Cavalcade of the old west -- House of grass -- Ashes -- The water cycle -- Saint Jude in Persia -- Anyone else but me -- Happiness is a chemical in the brain -- Slash -- Late in the realm
Note A collection of short stories that takes place in the Pacific Northwest includes odd characters like an addict who becomes obsessed with vacuum cleaners and a suburban housewife who commits armed robberies
LC subject Northwest, Pacific -- Fiction
City and town life -- Fiction
ISBN 9780393083538 (hardcover)
0393083535 (hardcover)