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Published by City Miner Books in Berkeley, Ca .
Written in English


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Statementby Jim Dodge.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 83/5831 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3258680M
ISBN 100933944047
LC Control Number83178295
OCLC/WorldCa9903163

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It’s the story of a pound mallard duck (think “Fup Duck”) and a cantankerous grandfather who finds the secret to life in a whiskey called “Ol’ Death Whisper.” Fup refuses classification, but it’s almost as if Richard Brautigan and Mark Twain got together and decided to lay a further claim on American eccentricity. A good book. Fup by Jim Dodge is in the Top Ten Books To Read In One Sitting. Please share on: Facebook,, Twitter and Instagram You can read more book reviews or buy Fup by Jim Dodge at Amazon currently charges £ for standard delivery for orders under £20, over which delivery is free. And, unlikely though it may seem, a folksy American animal fable called Fup, by a recluse called Jim Dodge, is the autumn title that the book trade believes will blow the competition out of the water. Dodge, the crafty old story-teller has at a single turn won my trust and started gleefully abusing it. I dove into the short book, coming up for air every now and then with a bemused grin on my face. The story is of one orphan, Tiny (who obviously is anything but), who is .

  Fup by Jim Dodge Book: 3/52 Completed: Aug Purchased: Goodwill Fup is a novella that reminds me why I don’t like most short stories. Short stories and novellas so often half-develop characters and then throw them into a situation where you have to pretend to understand their motivations, which are inevitably unexpected or unrelatable, culminating in a deeply unsatisfying lack . Jim Dodge and his little book Fup appear to be the latest victims of that trend. Many favorable views take the tone of dust-jacket blurbs—“a stupendous book that will knock your socks off.   The resulting book, Fup, which Dodge described as being “about the trauma of being bereft in the world and about where you find your consolation”, has seen Dodge compared to . Fup is a traditional American tall tale, truly a duck and boar story, - but with the flavor of Chaucerian fabliaux - as though Jim Dodge cross-bred the "Nun's Priest's Tale" with "Old Yeller." A domesticated twenty-pound hen mallard (that's a female duck, for those of you in the red states) battles her arch-enemy, a wild boar named Lockjaw.