Our Former Lives in Art: Stories (Paperback)

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Award-winning author Davis presents an arresting and fantastically imagined collection of stories set against the backdrop of the deep American South. These nine haunting stories explore big themes in a way that redeems the act of living and the value of human relationships.

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Publisher Random House Trade
Mfg Part# 9780812973525
SKU 203831818
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0812973526
Release Date 7/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.25L x 0.5T
Praise
"[Jennifer S.] Davis shares with other southern female short story writers, such as Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty, a sense of relish of the absurdity running through the human condition." (starred review)
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Annotation Jennifer S. Davis follows up her debut collection (the winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award) with nine more angstful, caustic, and incisive stories set in the always strange and absurd American South.
Editors Note A new compilation of short fiction by the award-winning author of Her Kind of Want journeys into the heart of the American Deep South to explore transcendant moments in the lives of ordinary people, from a man who stays beside the scene of a fatal car accident to share the final moments of a stranger's life, to a woman who befriends her lover's ailing wife. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Editors Note 2 A new compilation of short fiction by the award-winning author of Her Kind of Want journeys into the heart of the American Deep South to explore transcendant moments in the lives of ordinary people, from a man who stays beside the scene of a fatal car accident to share the final moments of a stranger's life, to a woman who befriends her lover's ailing wife. Original. 15,000 first printing.
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