Mouthful of birds : stories

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McDowell, Megan, translator.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2019.
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First American edition.
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228 pages ; 21 cm
9780399184628, 0399184627


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"Originally published in Spanish in 2010 as Pájaros en la boca by Random House Mondadori."
The brilliant stories in Mouthful of Birds burrow their way into your psyche and don't let go. Samanta Schweblin haunts and mesmerizes in this extraordinary collection featuring women on the edge, men turned upside down, the natural world at odds with reality. We think life is one way, but often, it's not -- our expectations for how people act, love, fear can all be upended. Each character in Mouthful of Birds must contend with the unexpected, whether a family coming apart at the seams or a child transforming or a ghostly hellscape or a murder. Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications, leaving your pulse racing, and the line between the real and the strange blurs. --from Amazon.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Schweblin, S., & McDowell, M. (2019). Mouthful of birds: stories (First American edition.). Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Schweblin, Samanta, 1978- and Megan, McDowell. 2019. Mouthful of Birds: Stories. New York: Riverhead Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Schweblin, Samanta, 1978- and Megan, McDowell. Mouthful of Birds: Stories New York: Riverhead Books, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Schweblin, Samanta, and Megan McDowell. Mouthful of Birds: Stories First American edition., Riverhead Books, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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