New PDF release: Anteaters Don't Dream and Other Stories
By Louise Hawes
In Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories, Louise Hawes deftly portrays fans on the finish in their endurance, marriages at the verge of decline, youngsters reeling from abuse, and fogeys devastated by way of loss.
But lots of those tales have a sardonic, funny part to boot: within the name tale, a jaded architect learns to take his dream existence extra heavily whilst a feminine co-worker threatens his occupation. In "Mr. combine Up," a mom turns into infatuated with the clown at her son's party. In "My final Indian," a menopausal girl is going local. And in "Salinger's Mistress," a tender lady lies approximately having an affair with J. D. Salinger. . . till Salinger himself calls her at the telephone!
Whether Hawes's protagonists are wealthy or terrible, male or woman, younger or outdated, their voices are convincing, various, and human. With equivalent parts of wit and pathos, Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories is a flexible assortment via a notable prose stylist.
Louise Hawes is a author and instructor established in Pittsboro, North Carolina. She is the writer of The Vanishing Point, Rosey within the current Tense, and different novels.
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