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Pay This Amount
by Daniel Scott
Scott's haunting and hilarious second collection of short stories is set in disparate spots across the American map -- from Kansas to Cape Cod to New York City -- and are written with such piercing universality that you sense they could be happening right now in your town, on your street, maybe even in your own home. The stories delve deep into the lives and psyches of a s ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Laughing Fire Press
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This was my first time reading Daniel Scott. Now, for starters, I'm torn with Scott. His characters and dialogue certainly stick with me. Especially Emil from "Marginalia" and, as a writer, Scott seems to be a solid model for character driven stories. When it comes to story, some left an impression as original and some were a test to get through. Why not though?