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25%OFFJim Dodge - Fup: A Modern Fable (Canons) - 9781782116356 - V9781782116356
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Fup: A Modern Fable (Canons)

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Description for Fup: A Modern Fable (Canons) Paperback. Fup is a tale of two humans, one duck and several vats of home-brewed whisky Series: Canons. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 19. Weight in Grams: 104.
There's Grandaddy Jake Santee, 99 years old, an unreformed gambler, cranky reprobate and fierce opponent of the work ethic. Thanks to his home-distilled hooch, Ol' Death Whisper, he reckons he's in with good shot at immortality. And then there's Tiny, adopted at the age of four by Grandaddy Jake, a giant young man as gentle as Jake is belligerent. And then there's Fup, an uncompromising twenty-pound mallard, partial to a drink herself, whose unique presence transforms the Santee household. Hilarious, heartwarming and magical, Fup is a contemporary fable that inspires an almost ... Read more

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Canongate Books Ltd
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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About Jim Dodge
Jim Dodge is the author of three novels - Fup, Not Fade Away and Stone Junction - and a collection of poetry and short prose, Rain on the River. He lived for many years on an isolated ranch in western Sonoma County and has been by turns an apple picker, a carpet layer, a teacher, a ... Read more

Reviews for Fup: A Modern Fable (Canons)
I was a wilderness educator back in Texas in the mid-eighties . . . At night I used to read these tough, streetwise kids to sleep - Catcher in the Rye, The Grapes of Wrath, and a fable called Fup by Jim Dodge. They loved Fup in particular, a fable about a duck . . . I still ... Read more

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