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An edition of Butterfly Stories (1993)

Butterfly stories

a novel

1st Grove Press ed.
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This edition was published in by Grove Press in New York.

Written in English

279 pages

Butterfly Stories follows a dizzying cradle-to-grave hunt for love that takes the narrator from the comfortable confines of suburban America to the killing fields of Cambodia, where he falls in love with Vanna, a prostitute from Phnom Penh. Here, Vollmann's gritty style perfectly serves his examination of sex, violence, and corruption.

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Cover of: Butterfly Stories
Butterfly Stories: A Novel
August 15, 1994, Grove Press
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Cover of: Butterfly stories
Butterfly stories: a novel
1993, Grove Press
in English - 1st Grove Press ed.
Cover of: Butterfly Stories
Butterfly Stories
October 21, 1993, Trafalgar Square
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Butterfly Stories

A Novel

First published in 1993



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Butterfly Stories follows a dizzying cradle-to-grave hunt for love that takes the narrator from the comfortable confines of suburban America to the killing fields of Cambodia, where he falls in love with Vanna, a prostitute from Phnom Penh. Here, Vollmann's gritty style perfectly serves his examination of sex, violence, and corruption.

Butterfly stories

a novel

1st Grove Press ed.

This edition was published in by Grove Press in New York.


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Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3572.O395 B88 1993

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Open Library
OL1395181M
Internet Archive
butterflystories00voll
ISBN 10
0802115020
LC Control Number
93002489
Library Thing
113517
Goodreads
1233027

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