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A collection of seriously funny short stories that explores the unintended consequences of man’s search for meaning in the 21st century.

Jeff Haas presents a soul-searching cast of characters trying to find out who they are and where they fit in the universe. A man takes a long journey to a foreign country only to come face to face with himself. Two soulmates find each othe
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Kindle Edition, 161 pages
Published (first published November 20th 2012)
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University of Chicago Magazine
Jeff Haas, AB'82
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From the author: A collection of seriously funny short stories that explores the unintended consequences of man’s search for meaning in the 21st century.
Jeffrey Rasley
Dec 07, 2012 Jeffrey Rasley rated it really liked it
Quirky Existential Stories:

Jeff Haas is a University of Chicago graduate with an appreciation of the Classics and a penchant for Classical references. He is a successful award-winning short story writer who has created an anthology of thirty six stories in "Searching for Nada". Some of the writing is a bit blunt and heavy-handed. I would have appreciated more felicity in the language. But he is a skillful story-teller. Many of the stories are only a couple pages, but each keeps the reader inter
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Jack Massa
Dec 08, 2012 Jack Massa rated it really liked it
Jeff Haas here serves up a thought-provoking collection of science fiction, satire, and magical realist conundrums. Haas' Bardic harp knows many tunes, and one hears diverse, faint echoes of Kurt Vonnegut, Roger Zelazny and Flannery O'Connor. The writing is tight, smart and mercilessly clever. Many of the stories are very short with endings that pop like flash-bulbs and leave the same after-burn.

The appropriately foreshortened author bio simply states that Haas is "a writer and teacher who lives
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