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Turtleface and Beyond free pdf Paddling down a remote, meandering river, Georgie's friend Otto decides to do something both spectacular and stupid: He scales a sandy cliff that rises from the water and runs down its steep face, preparing for a triumphant running dive. As his friends look on, they watch something awful unfold: Otto lands with an odd smack and knocks himself unconscious, blood spilling from his nose and mouth. Georgie arrives on the scene first and sees a small turtle, its shell cracked, floating just below the water's surface. Otto and the turtle survive the collision, though both need help, and Georgie finds his compassions torn. This title story sets the tone for the rest of Arthur Bradford's Turtleface and Beyond, a strangely funny collection featuring prosthetically limbed lovers, a snake bitten hitchhiker turned wedding crasher, a lawyer at the end of his rope, a menage a trois at Thailand's Resort Tik Tok, and a whole host of near disasters, narrow escapes, and complicated victories, all narrated by Georgie, who struggles with his poor decisions but finds redemption in the telling of each of his tales. Big-hearted and hilariously high-fuelled, Turtleface and Beyond marks the return of a beloved and unforgettable voice in fiction.

About Arthur Bradford

Arthur Bradford is an O. Henry Award winning writer and Emmy-nominated filmmaker. He is the author of "Dogwalker," and his writing has appeared in "Esquire," "McSweeny's," "VICE," and "Men's Journal." He lives in Portland, Oregon, and serves as the co-director of Camp Jabberwocky, the nation's longest-running residential summer camp for people with disabilities."

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Author : Arthur Bradford
Publisher : Farrar, Straus
Data Published : 13 February 2015
ISBN : 0374278067
EAN : 9780374278069
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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