A Woman Recalls The Freedom And Power Of Childhood Games A Surprise Anniversary Party Goes Awry When The Husband Is Hospitalized And The Fault Lines And Strengths Of A Family Are Laid Bare A Teacher Rediscovers Her Calling Amidst Unthinkable Tragedy A Lonely Woman Recognizes Her Responsibility To Her Sister S Troubled Life In This Collection Of Stories The Prose And Passion Of Life Are Brought Together In Ways That Show Both The Complexity And The Simplicity Of Living Told Against A Midwest Background, They Focus Mainly On Women S Experiences, Yet Nonetheless Reflect Universal Conditions This Is What Makes Karen Gettert Shoemaker S Style So Affecting And Her Stories So Appealing These Stories Show The Importance Of Knowing The Preciousness Of This Life, Whatever Form It Takes These Are Simple Stories, Told With A Grace And Elegance That Belies Their Joyful Art And Craft Crafted With Care And Grace This Book Establishes Shoemaker As A Talented Chronicler Of Rural Life And Domestic Gestures, With An Eye For What S Funny In Grief, And What S Sad In Humor Publishers Weekly Short Stories At Their Finest Can Be The Ultimate In Fiction Compressed Gems That In A Few Words Can Create Memorable People And Emotions Out Of Thin Air Shoemaker S First Collection Contains Such, And Readers Will Laugh And Cry At Her Spare Portrayals Of Loss And Friendship This Is A Powerful And Valuable Collection Library Journal
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- 159 pages
- Night Sounds and Other Stories
- Karen Gettert Shoemaker
- 09 December 2018 Karen Gettert Shoemaker