Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty by Dianne Williams

Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty by Dianne Williams. 2012 McSweeney's, unstated printing, 118 pages. According to Publishers Weekly review, "The author’s newest work, an avant-garde exercise in constructing evocative and mysterious microstories, mixes touches of the profane, the fantastic, and the mundane in short stories reminiscent of Zen koans."

Condition: Near fine.

"I emphasize, I confess, as well, that last night I came into a room, smiled a while and my laughter was like a hand on my own shoulder."

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