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Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Warner
SeriesYellow shoe fiction, Yellow shoe fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3623.A86328 A6 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination155 pages
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27170329M
ISBN 10080715802X
ISBN 109780807158029
LC Control Number2014011185
OCLC/WorldCa878812662

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  In Tough Day for the Army, Warner is at his best. He takes bold chances and the risk always pays off. He takes bold chances and the risk always pays off. The highlight of the collection is 'Homosexuals Threaten the Sanctity of Norman's Marriage,' as Warner cleverly reveals that the real threat to any marriage rises from within and still allows Norman, poor misguided Norman, to try to Pages: "We may be no closer to reconciling our happiness with an inattentive universe by the end of  Tough Day for the Army, but we can share our misery together, and have a good laugh at our expense. Because we are the most foolish of all the creatures God his created. But at least he created us in his own image. And there's humor in that, too."5/5(2). Fiction Book Review: Tough Day for the Army by John Warner. Louisiana State Univ., $ trade paper (p) ISBN Warner, editor at large of McSweeney's Internet Tendency, has. Praise for Tough Day for the Army “A short story collection that mashes the surreal with the heartfelt to fantastic effect Warner successfully layers his satire with rich characters and a general playfulness with form that somehow renders a deep emotional resonance.

tough day eor the army Nelson v. the Mormon Smile Nelson was worried about his balls, and because Nelson was the kind of person who tended to put his thoughts into words, he leaned over to the cubicle next to him and said to his friend/coworker, Jürgen, “I'm worried about my balls.”. The stories in John Warner's Tough Day for the Army move from hilarious and biting to unsettling and sad-sometimes within the span of a few pages. Mining the absurdities, confusions, and hypocrisies of our contemporary times, these stories raise questions such as: What would happen if Jesus Christ played minor league hockey before he became the Son of God ("Second Careers")?Author: John Warner. Buy Tough Day for the Army: Stories 14 edition () by John Warner for up to 90% off at Edition: John Warner, a teacher, blogger, editor, and writer of everything from regular book reviews to a well-received debut novel, is out with a collection of short stories, Tough Day for the Army, and it’s a gift to those of us who love the form. Warner establishes a clear and unique voice while also proving himself deft at moving between styles.

Tough Day for the Army: WARNER: The army waits, nerve jangled, for the word. We would wrap up those stinky, inbred, slant-eyed motherfuckers in a shit storm of truly biblical proportions, real Book-of-Revelations-Wrath-of-God shit rained down upon them, by us, because we are more than qualified (eager even) to do so. So all that aside and. Description The stories in John Warner's Tough Day for the Army move from hilarious and biting to unsettling and sad-sometimes within the span of a few pages. Mining the absurdities, confusions, and John Warner with TOUGH DAY FOR THE ARMY | SQUARE BOOKS. The stories in John Warner's Tough Day for the Army move from hilarious and biting to unsettling and sad-sometimes within the span of a few pages. Mining the absurdities, confusions, and hypocrisies of our contemporary times, these stories raise questions such as: What would happen if Jesus Christ played minor league hockey before he became the Son of God (Second Careers)?   A Story from John Warner’s New Collection, Tough Day for the Army McSweeney’s Internet Tendency editor-at-large, John Warner, has a new collection out this week from LSU Press, Tough Day for the Army, which includes “ Notes from a Neighborhood War ” previously published on the site, and the story below, debuting today.