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. ...more

Average rating: 3.44 · 4,078 ratings · 645 reviews · 26 distinct worksSimilar authors
Hystopia

2.95 avg rating — 1,297 ratings — published 2016 — 18 editions
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Assorted Fire Events

3.80 avg rating — 431 ratings — published 2000 — 14 editions
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The Secret Goldfish: Stories

3.54 avg rating — 366 ratings — published 2004 — 9 editions
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The Spot

3.53 avg rating — 290 ratings — published 2010 — 13 editions
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Instructions for a Funeral:...

3.08 avg rating — 317 ratings — published 2019 — 12 editions
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A River in Egypt

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The Tree Line, Kansas, 1934

3.75 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2010
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A Quick Kiss of Redemption ...

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Are You Experienced?

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Two nurses smoking

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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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