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10 thoughts on “Chicago Stories

  1. says:

    Czyzniejewski presents stories that are inventive and entertaining at the same time that they paint a comprehensive portrait of the essence of Chicago I've only been to Chicago a few times and only know so much about it occasionally taking a moment to familiarize myself with someone talking who an average Chicago resident would probably be horrified that I didn't know immediately but the stories felt true to Chicago at t

  2. says:

    a week after reading this i'm still undecided whether this collection would pack the same punch for a non chicagoan as it would for a denizen of the city much of chicago's history colorful characters are here woven in incredibly short unexpected narratives i was amused and even moved by many of them but then again i'm kinda biased i freakin' love my hometownfavorites included“Jean Baptiste Point du Sable Settles at the Mouth o

  3. says:

    I read this between last night and this morning These stories are beautiful little monologues that than anything else shares the author's passion for a city whether that passion manifests itself as anger melancho

  4. says:

    Czyzniejewski is a beautiful writer full of wit and charm and with this collection he has not only written with great verve and flash but he has written about any number of disparate Chicago characters whose stories you cannot help but lose yourself in because like all great writers Czyzniejewski has made it so More

  5. says:

    I got an early copy at AWP Super fun collection awesome bathtub book

  6. says:

    An absurdist Chi town Spoon River Anthology on crack Mike Czyzniejewski's Chicago Stories is an explosion of imagination a relentless churn of intellect and wit In true Chicago style this book tells it straight to your face and pulls no punches Chicago Stories is easily the most fun I've had reading in uite some time — Alan Heathcock author of VOLT In Chicago Stories Michael Czyzniejewski channels Studs Terkel's Div

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    Read for the #paperbacksummer challengeI liked the wide array of Chicago icons chosen some famous Oprah Obama and some lesser known David Yow of the Jesus Lizard Depending on your knowledge of some of the real people the fictitious stories may not ring true at times Anyone who's watched Mr T's surreal children's special k

  8. says:

    It must be said how incredibly delightful these monologues are They are almost all very funny and a good number of them are likewise poignant and striking But like most flash fiction to me it is too often too little And like a snippet from McSweenies online many of the great pieces of humor have little else to them there is a knowing nod and a smirk but nothing underneath Which sounds so critical though I do not mean

  9. says:

    A collection of fabulist short shorts told in the voices of famous Chicagoans Some of the stories went a little over my head because I don't know Chicago that well but if you're interested in reading Obama recounting bowling perfect

  10. says:

    This was super good I've only spent a couple of years in Chicago but a lot of my family is from there and they definitely have a strong connect

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Chicago Stories

Chicago Stories 40 dramatic fictions by Michael Czyzniejewski acclaimed author and Wrigley Field beer vendor each told in the persona of a famous Chicagoan from Mrs O'Leary to Barack Obama Flexing impressive literary chops the beer vendorcreative writing professor captures both the tough defensive exterior and the vulnerable often broken heart of his city Timeout ChicagoChicago a page at a t. Czyzniejewski presents stories that are inventive and entertaining at the same time that they paint a comprehensive portrait of the essence of Chicago I ve only been to Chicago a few times and only know so much about it occasionally taking a moment to familiarize myself with someone talking who an average Chicago resident would probably be horrified that I didn t know immediately but the stories felt true to Chicago at the same time that some of them were delightfully insane I mean Pat Sajak talking about the universe Roger Ebert talking about a date with Oprah Czyzniejewski is inventive in having these iconic Chicago figures say things I never would have imagined them saying but it still feels true I think it is uite an accomplishment and it along with strong and interesting prose makes for a wonderful read Cleopatras Daughter the persona of a famous Chicagoan from Mrs O'Leary Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, the The Sphinx tough defensive exterior and Tidelands (Fairmile the vulnerable often broken heart of his city Timeout ChicagoChicago a page at a Strings that are inventive and entertaining at Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, the same Catch and Release time Devils Paw (Imp, that Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, they paint a comprehensive portrait of In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie times and only know so much about it occasionally Tea Environments and Plantation Culture taking a moment 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains to familiarize myself with someone Survive by the Team talking who an average Chicago resident would probably be horrified Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, that I didn Washington! (Wagons West, t know immediately but Celebration! (Wagons West, true Texas! (Wagons West, to Chicago at I Know What You Bid Last Summer (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery the same Revenge ni Miss Piggy time Breakfast Book that some of The Librarian and the Spy (Librarian and the Spy Escapade them were delightfully insane I mean Pat Sajak Day of Independence (Bad Men of the West, talking about A Bookmarked Death (Delhi Laine Mystery the universe Roger Ebert Card Concepts talking about a date with Oprah Czyzniejewski is inventive in having Emotional Victory things I never would have imagined Still Life with Woodpecker them saying but it still feels Bo Knows Bo true I Gender and Food think it is uite an accomplishment and it along with strong and interesting prose makes for a wonderful read

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Ll of Chicago its ghosts living and dead its heroes and fools sinners and saints its people and places and all of its occasions and in these pages they have gathered strange and unlikely bedfellows to sing a new song for Chicago It will twist your arm behind your back this song It will break your fingers Billy Lombardo author of The Man With Two Arms and The Logic of a Rose Chicago Stori. Read for the paperbacksummer challengeI liked the wide array of Chicago icons chosen some famous Oprah Obama and some lesser known David Yow of the Jesus Lizard Depending on your knowledge of some of the real people the fictitious stories may not ring true at times Anyone who s watched Mr T s surreal children s special knows that he would never taunt someone for being a momma s boy and something tells me that someone who wrote the BEYOND THE VALLEY OF THE DOLLS screenplay namely Roger Ebert would not be as prudish as he is in his story The Dennis Rodman and Cubs championship pieces were the most effective ones for me I m surprised there were no hockey storylines included as the Blackhawks have had some strong personalities over the years

Summary å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Michael Czyzniejewski

Ime Michael Czyzniejewski gets right to the point in telling the city's stories Chicago TribuneMichael Czyzniejewski’s “Chicago Stories” forty fictional monologues riffing on the common culture of the Windy City’s shared history projected forward into a possible future Not uite historical fiction like historical jazz Newcity LitIn 'Chicago Stories' Michael Czyzniejewski summons a. Czyzniejewski is a beautiful writer full of wit and charm and with this collection he has not only written with great verve and flash but he has written about any number of disparate Chicago characters whose stories you cannot help but lose yourself in because like all great writers Czyzniejewski has made it so More

  • Paperback
  • 160
  • Chicago Stories
  • Michael Czyzniejewski
  • English
  • 07 December 2017
  • 9780983422853