Flying Leap

Stories

Judy Budnitz

Picador

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These shocking, brilliant, and ultimately beautiful stories chronicle the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary situations. Each tale is laced with enough wit, humor, and imagination to keep the reader constantly amazed. From the young son persuaded to donate his heart to his dying mother, to the girl who befriends a man in a dog suit in post-apocolyptic suburbia, to the man and woman conducting a love affair across a park bench, these characters delight and dazzle.

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Praise for Flying Leap

"Flying Leap is a tremendous debut--funny, dark, weird, adventurous, slanted, and enchanted."
--Newsweek

"Budnitz reveals a bionic ear for clever dialogue and a picturesque writing style with a fearless tone that rarely wavers, no matter how quirky the conceit." --The New York Times Book Review

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About the Author

Judy Budnitz

Judy Budnitz grew up in Atlanta and attended Harvard University. She was a fellow at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and received her MFA from New York University. Her stories have appeared in Story, The Paris Review, Glimmer Train, and the anthology 25 and Under. She lives in New York City.

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Flying Leap
Stories
Judy Budnitz

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Picador
November 1998
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312198848
ISBN10: 0312198841
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 256 pages
$17.00

e-Book Agency

e-Book Agency
Picador
November 1998
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466835696
ISBN10: 1466835699
256 pages
$7.99
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