David Means


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Kalamazoo, Michigan, The United States
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David Means (born 1961) is an American writer based in Nyack, New York. His short stories have appeared in many publications, including Esquire, The New Yorker, and Harper's. They are frequently set in the Midwest or the Rust Belt, or along the Hudson River in New York.

Average rating: 3.5 · 3,266 ratings · 510 reviews · 25 distinct worksSimilar authors
Hystopia

2.98 avg rating — 1,086 ratings — published 2016 — 15 editions
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Assorted Fire Events

3.85 avg rating — 362 ratings — published 2000 — 12 editions
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The Secret Goldfish: Stories

3.53 avg rating — 334 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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The Spot

3.52 avg rating — 259 ratings — published 2010 — 12 editions
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Two Ruminations on a Homele...

3.68 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2017
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The Tree Line, Kansas, 1934

3.74 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2010
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Instructions for a Funeral:...

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A Quick Kiss of Redemption ...

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The Knocking

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2010
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The Ice Committee

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“We are the graceless and dumbfounded, insane with our own insatiable desire for another time and place.”
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