Short story: “Deb Olin Unferth”

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“Deb Olin Unferth,” by Deb Olin Unferth

First appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern #18, January 15th, 2005; collected in Minor Robberies (flash fiction, McSweeney’s, September 2007); found online in a September 1st, 2013 post on wakeupjoe’s tumblr

668 words

This is so great.

It would probably work without the use of the author’s name, but it wouldn’t have the same impact. Compare “Good Old Neon.”