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Leisure suits! Muscle cars! An annoyingly ethical alien! Social justice radicals! Time-traveling terrorist music critics! Just like Jane Austen used to write! Why couldn’t Alan be cool like people in the ‘70s? After breaking up with his girlfriend Sheila and unsatisfyingly teaching English in South Korea, he befriends an alien grad student, Coff, who lets him time-travel t ...more
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Published January 15th 2018 by Ken Eckert
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Bruce Eckert
Jul 28, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I suggest you put on your flared jeans (preferably ones with a Canada flag in the flare), turn on some Pink Floyd for background music, fix yourself a bowl of Old Dutch ketchup chips and prepare to wash it down with a glass of Freshi (Kool-Aid is too pricey).

Get comfortable on the chesterfield and put your feet up on the hassock and prepare to read Ken Eckert's Shorter of Breath. It is a good, fun read that will not teach you anything or enrich your life one iota.

Enjoy !!
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Jul 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Shorter of Breath is the first novel by Ken Eckert, who is a native of Edmonton, Canada living in South Korea. As an English professor most of his writing is academic, including articles on medieval romance, Chaucer, and (post)modern literature, with two recently published books, Middle English Romances in Translation (Sidestone, 2015), and Writing Academic Papers in English: For Korean Writers (2 ...more