The Resource I know you know who I am : stories, Peter Kispert

I know you know who I am : stories, Peter Kispert

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I know you know who I am : stories
Title
I know you know who I am
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Peter Kispert
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Language
eng
Summary
"In the linked and tightly thematic stories of I KNOW YOU KNOW WHO I AM, Kispert explores deception, performance, and the uneasiness of reconciling a queer identity with the wider world, with characters who try to navigate that dissonance by acting like another person for someone else. Throughout the collection we meet gay characters who have created sometimes elaborate falsehoods and who now must cope with the way that those deceptions eat at the very fabric of their lives and relationships. In the title story, the protagonist, desperate to save a love affair on the rocks, hires an actor to play an invented friend during an arranged meeting with his boyfriend; in "Aim for the Heart", the main character's lies about a hunting habit have left him with an unexpected deer carcass and the need to parse unsettling high school memories; in "Mooring", a trip back to the protagonist's unexpectedly dilapidated childhood home reveals the ways that he has warped the truth in his current relationship when describing his feelings about his father. Throughout the book, moments of deception collide with moments of high-stakes and at times hyper-real performance, creating a stunning portrait of queer characters searching for paths to intimacy and attempting to deal with their own vulnerability. I KNOW YOU KNOW WHO I AM is a densely woven collection about emotional damage in the tradition of Mary Gaitskill's BAD BEHAVIOR". --
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Kispert, Peter
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.I8726
LC item number
A6 2020
Literary form
fiction
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  • Gay men
  • Deception
  • Intimacy (Psychology)
  • Deception
  • Gay men
  • Intimacy (Psychology)
Label
I know you know who I am : stories, Peter Kispert
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
on1098236449
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780143134282
Lccn
2019016016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
I know you know who I am : stories, Peter Kispert
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1098236449
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780143134282
Lccn
2019016016
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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