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Flushboy, by Stephen Graham Jones

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Flushboy, by Stephen Graham Jones

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Flushboy, by Stephen Graham Jones

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Publication Date: November 19, 2013
Paperback: 192 pages
ISBN: 9781938604171
Trim: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.7

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Over the course of one shift working the window of his father's drive-through urinal, our sixteen-year-old Flushboy will have to not only juggle gallons of warm pee and deal with the worst flood ever (it's not water), but he'll also have to fend off the urine mafia, solve the citywide mystery of Chickenstein, and win his girlfriend back.

PRAISE FOR FLUSHBOY

"Stephen Graham Jones takes that old question, 'What's the worst job you've ever had?' and makes it worse yet. By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, you'll never piss again without thinking of this book. It's brilliant"--Monica Drake, author of Clown Girl and The Stud Book

"Flushboy is to coming-of-age novels as toilet paper is to wiping: both are essential. Stephen Graham Jones proves in efficient, beautiful detail that no matter what the setting, a boy accepting his parents' humanity can be earth-shattering. If that doesn't entice you, then I offer one word: Chickenstein." --Lindsay Hunter, author of Daddy's and Don't Kiss Me

"Only a writer of Stephen Graham Jones' serious talent could take a scenario that could be a George Saunders outtake--teenage boy works at his urine-obsessed father's drive-through bathroom facility--and turn it into this touching, funny, uplifting coming of age story." --Dave Housley, author of Commercial Fiction and Ryan Seacrest is Famous

REVIEWS OF FLUSHBOY

Video review by Caleb J. Ross

ABOUT STEPHEN GRAHAM JONES

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Stephen Graham Jones is the author of ten novels, three collections, and one novella. He is a full professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and in the low-residency program for University of California Riverside--Palm Desert. Stephen is forth-one, and married with children.