Let the dead bury their dead : and other stories / Randall Kenan.
Author: Kenan, Randall.
Edition: 1st Harvest ed.
Publisher: San Diego [Calif.] : Harcourt Brace & Co., 1993, c1992.
ISBN: 9780156505154 (pbk.)
Description: x, 334 p. ; 21 cm.
Series: Harvest American writing
A Harvest book
Subject: Short stories, American.
North Carolina Social life and customs Fiction.
Notes: "A New York times notable book of the year"--P.  of cover.
Nominated for the 1992 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction.
Contents: Clarence and the dead (And what do they tell you, Clarence? And the dead speak to Clarence) -- Things of this world; or Angels unawares -- The foundations of the earth -- The origin of whales -- Cornsilk -- The strange and tragic ballad of Mabel Pearsall -- This far; or A body in motion -- Run, mourner, run -- What are days? -- Ragnarök! The day the gods die -- Tell me, tell me -- Let the dead bury their dead.