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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Fiction Collective Two; 1 edition (15 Nov. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1573661708
  • ISBN-13: 978-1573661706
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 3 x 21.6 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,786,139 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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""Fat Girl, Terrestrial" is proof giants still walk the earth and Kellie Wells is one of that visionary breed. Wells has always stood at ease in the tall company of Flannery O'Connor and John Kennedy Toole. But in this novel her tsunami of gorgeous lingua Americana engulfs every art form. It is music and image, soaring idea and grounded intellect, hurtling drama, spirit and flesh, and every known angle--from delicate to brutal--of comedy. Magnificent."--Katherine Dunn, author of "Geek Love"

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Kellie Wells is the author of a collection of short fiction, "Compression Scars," which was the winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, and a novel, Skin. Her work has appearedin various literary journals, including the" Kenyon Review," "Ninth Letter," " Fairy Tale Review," and "Prairie Schooner." She currently lives in Tuscaloosa, where she teaches in the MFA Program at The University of Alabama.

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"As you can imagine, I have never been very successful at being a girl, though, for my mother's sake, I have tried. I have wambled about on gimlet heels that left divots in hardwood floors, permed my hair into a fungal fuzz, wrestled my hips into girdles, painted onto my face a bright hoax of come-hither allure, following closely the prescription in those fashion magazines that advise women how to be more woman than they already are (or less), but this was all a disguise that fooled no one, least of all my mother; an authority on feminine."

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