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Some Mythology
Jessica Breheny

Some Mythology, by Jessica Breheny

Jessica Breheny turns the life of myth inside out by stepping inside and then stretching not just the mind’s eye, but the mind’s arms around what is found there—the myth of life. An excerpt, from WHAT IS WRONG:

The first doctor said it was a virus and the second said it was a parasite. The third said it was bacteria and the fourth said it was inflammatory. All agreed there was a secret hidden inside her body. The secret was so deep that even she didn't know it was there, and the doctors' hands could not press, prod, or palpate it. Only the MRI machine could catch just the greywhite mothwing shadow of it. There were treatments and surgeries the doctors could provide, pills made from the urine of horses, vitamins, tubes. The secret, the doctors said, might eventually have to come out.

—Jessica Breheny

40 pages. $10, includes standard shipping within the Continental USA.


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