People Like Us

People Like Us

Short Stories

Darkly comic and highly entertaining, Javier Valdés's stories insinuate themselves in the unsuspecting reader like a heady brew with a strange kick. From the exploits of an urban vigilante to the erotic pleasures exacted from an unrequited love, from a menacing treasure to a family that brings a whole new twist to the meaning of neighbors, People Like Us is seasoned with irreverent takes on Valdés's favorite writers and directors -- such as Stephen King and Martin Scorsese -- as he delivers a unique array of fascinating and hapless urban creatures.
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  • Atria Books | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743286466 | 
  • June 2006
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Javier Valdes
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Javier Valdes

Javier Valdés trabajó como dentista durante muchos años y escribía cuentos mientras esperaba que la anestesia le hiciera efecto a sus pacientes. Desde entonces, Valdés ha publicado dos novelas, Asesino en serio y Días de cementerio. Vive con su familia en Ciudad de México.

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