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Highly inappropriate tales for young people

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2011
Seven weird and wicked tales featuring seven highly inappropriate characters including Donald, the incredibly hostile juice box, Kevin, the hobo minivan with extremely low morals, Brandon, the action figure with issues, and more.

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Subjects:

Other Authors: Roumieu, Graham.

ISBN:

  • 9780307360663
  • 0307360660

Publisher, Date: Toronto : Random House Canada, 2011.

Description: 131 p. : col. ill.

Other Title: Box of Pain presents Highly inappropriate tales for young people

Notes:

  • Short stories.
  • At head of cover title: Box of Pain presents.
  • LSC 24.00
  • Canadiana.

Contents:

  • Donald, the incredibly hostile juice box
  • Sandra, the truly dreadful babysitter
  • Hans, the weird exchange student
  • Brandon, the action figure with issues
  • Cindy, the terrible role model
  • Kevin, the hobo minivan with extremely low morals
  • Mr. Fraser, the undead substitute teacher.

Link to PAC
Palahniuk, Chuck — With their offbeat characters, stylistic inventiveness, and awareness off the hollowness of contemporary culture and our prefab zeitgeist, many of Chuck Palahniuk's works will appeal to Coupland fans, though Palahnuik's novels feature graphic sex, brutality, and profanity in abundance. -- Shauna Griffin
Barry, Max, 1973- — Both Cook and Barry write offbeat, cynical, and imaginative satirical fiction that combine fantastic and outrageous premises with incisive skewering of corporate greed, consumer society, and the drabness of contemporary culture. -- Derek Keyser
Irving, John, 1942- — These authors' works are Funny and Intricately plotted, and they share: the genres 'Humorous stories' and 'Psychological fiction' and the subject 'Eccentrics and eccentricities'.
Stace, Wesley — These authors' works are Funny, Witty, and Intricately plotted, and they share: the genres 'Humorous stories' and 'Psychological fiction' and the subject 'Eccentrics and eccentricities'.
Robbins, Tom, 1932- — These authors' works are Funny, Witty, and Unconventional, and they share: the genre 'Humorous stories' and the subject 'Eccentrics and eccentricities'.
Wallace, Daniel, 1959- — These authors' works are Funny, Witty, and Unconventional, and they share: the genres 'Psychological fiction' and 'Satirical fiction' and the subject 'Eccentrics and eccentricities'.
Hustvedt, Siri — These authors' works are Darkly humorous and Intricately plotted, and they share: the genre 'Psychological fiction' and the subjects 'Friendship' and 'Loss (Psychology)'.
Fine, Anne — These authors' works are Funny, Witty, and Intricately plotted, and they share: the genre 'Humorous stories' and the subject 'Friendship'.
Filipacchi, Amanda — These authors' works are Darkly humorous, Witty, and Intricately plotted, and they share: the genres 'Psychological fiction' and 'Satirical fiction' and the subject 'Friendship'.
Rankin, Robert, 1949- — These authors' works are Witty and Intricately plotted, and they share: the genre 'Humorous stories' and the subject 'Friendship'.
Vernon, Thom, 1963- — These authors' works are Witty and Intricately plotted, and they share: the genre 'Psychological fiction' and the subject 'Eccentrics and eccentricities'.
Cronley, Jay — These authors' works are Funny, Witty, and Intricately plotted, and they share: the genre 'Humorous stories' and the subject 'Eccentrics and eccentricities'.

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