The Resource Bream gives me hiccups : & other stories, Jesse Eisenberg

Bream gives me hiccups : & other stories, Jesse Eisenberg

Label
Bream gives me hiccups : & other stories
Title
Bream gives me hiccups
Title remainder
& other stories
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Eisenberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Taking its title from a group of stories that begin the book, Bream Gives Me Hiccups moves from contemporary L.A. to the dorm rooms of an American college to ancient Pompeii, throwing the reader into a universe of social misfits, reimagined scenes from history, and ridiculous overreactions. In one piece, a tense email exchange between a young man and his girlfriend is taken over by his sister, who is obsessed with the Bosnian genocide (The situation reminds me of a little historical blip called the Karađorđevo agreement); in another, a college freshman forced to live with a roommate is stunned when one of her ramen packets goes missing (she didn't have "one" of my ramens. She had a chicken ramen); in another piece, Alexander Graham Bell has teething problems with his invention (I've been calling Mabel all day, she doesn't pick up! Yes, of course I dialed the right number--2!)" --
Assigning source
provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eisenberg, Jesse
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS 3605 .I828 B74 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Youth
Label
Bream gives me hiccups : & other stories, Jesse Eisenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • History:
  • Men and dancing
  • Final conversation at Pompeii
  • Alexander Graham Bell's first five phone calls
  • Marxist-Socialist jokes
  • My roommate stole my ramen: letters from a frustrated freshman
  • Dating:
  • A post-gender-normative man tries to pick up a woman at a bar
  • A post-gender-normative woman tries to pick up a man at a bar
  • A guy on acid tries to pick up a woman at a bar
  • Bream gives me hiccups: restaurant reviews from a privileged nine-year-old
  • A lifelong teatotaler, embarrassed by his own sobriety, tries to pick up a woman at a bar
  • Sports:
  • Marv Alpert is my therapist
  • Carmelo Anthony and I debrief our friends after a pickup game at the YMCA
  • A marriage counselor tries to heckle at a Knicks game
  • Self-help:
  • Smiling tricks your brain into thinking it's happy
  • If she ran into me now--
  • A bully does his research
  • Language:
  • Family:
  • Nick Garrett's review of Rachel Lowenstein's new book, Getting away
  • A short story written with thought-to-text technology
  • If I was fluent in--
  • My spam plays hard to get
  • Manageable tongue twisters
  • We only have time for one more:
  • We only have time for one more
  • My little sister texts me with her problems
  • Separation anxiety sleepaway camp
  • My mother explains the ballet to me
  • An email exchange with my first girlfriend, which at a certain point is taken over by my older sister, a college student studying the Bosnian genocide
  • My prescription information pamphlets as written by my father
  • My nephew has some questions
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 273 pages
Isbn
9780802124043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903763392
  • (OCoLC)ocn903763392
Label
Bream gives me hiccups : & other stories, Jesse Eisenberg
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • History:
  • Men and dancing
  • Final conversation at Pompeii
  • Alexander Graham Bell's first five phone calls
  • Marxist-Socialist jokes
  • My roommate stole my ramen: letters from a frustrated freshman
  • Dating:
  • A post-gender-normative man tries to pick up a woman at a bar
  • A post-gender-normative woman tries to pick up a man at a bar
  • A guy on acid tries to pick up a woman at a bar
  • Bream gives me hiccups: restaurant reviews from a privileged nine-year-old
  • A lifelong teatotaler, embarrassed by his own sobriety, tries to pick up a woman at a bar
  • Sports:
  • Marv Alpert is my therapist
  • Carmelo Anthony and I debrief our friends after a pickup game at the YMCA
  • A marriage counselor tries to heckle at a Knicks game
  • Self-help:
  • Smiling tricks your brain into thinking it's happy
  • If she ran into me now--
  • A bully does his research
  • Language:
  • Family:
  • Nick Garrett's review of Rachel Lowenstein's new book, Getting away
  • A short story written with thought-to-text technology
  • If I was fluent in--
  • My spam plays hard to get
  • Manageable tongue twisters
  • We only have time for one more:
  • We only have time for one more
  • My little sister texts me with her problems
  • Separation anxiety sleepaway camp
  • My mother explains the ballet to me
  • An email exchange with my first girlfriend, which at a certain point is taken over by my older sister, a college student studying the Bosnian genocide
  • My prescription information pamphlets as written by my father
  • My nephew has some questions
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 273 pages
Isbn
9780802124043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903763392
  • (OCoLC)ocn903763392

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