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The invisibles : stories

Verfasser/in: Hugh Sheehy
Verlag: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2012.
Serien: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Belletristik : Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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Though Hugh Sheehy's often tragic, sometimes gruesome stories feature bloodied knives and mysterious disappearances, at the heart of these thoughtful thrillers are finely crafted character studies of people who wrestle with the darker aspects of human nature--grief, violence, loneliness, and the thoughts of crazed minds. Sheehy's stories shine a spotlight on the bleak fringes of America, giving voice to the  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Horror fiction
Suspense fiction
Medientyp: Belletristik, Amtliche Veröffentlichung, Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Hugh Sheehy
ISBN: 9780820343297 0820343293
OCLC-Nummer: 771425127
Beschreibung: vii, 208 pages ; 23 cm.
Inhalt: Meat and mouth --
The invisibles --
The tea party --
Whiteout --
Henrik the viking --
Smiling down at Ellie Pardo --
Translation --
A difficult age --
After the flood --
Ghost stories --
Variations on a theme.
Serientitel: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Verfasserangabe: by Hugh Sheehy.

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Though Hugh Sheehy's often tragic, sometimes gruesome stories feature bloodied knives and mysterious disappearances, at the heart of these thoughtful thrillers are finely crafted character studies of people who wrestle with the darker aspects of human nature--grief, violence, loneliness, and the thoughts of crazed minds. Sheehy's stories shine a spotlight on the bleak fringes of America, giving voice to the invisibles who need it most. A dismal assistant teacher spiking her coffee after school is suddenly locked in a basement with a student who has just witnessed his father's murder. A seventeen-year-old girl at a skate rink whose name no one can remember is motherless, friendless, and sure she will be the next to go. The heartbroken victim of a miscarriage dreams of her fetus's voyage through the earth's plumbing. The estranged addict son, certain of his innate goodness, loses himself in a blizzard and fails his family again. Sheehy's characters learn that however invisible they may feel and whatever their intentions, their actions incur a cost both to themselves and those around them. They struggle to tame or come to terms with the forces they meet--the tragedies--that are far larger than their small existences. In this debut, Sheehy illuminates the all-but-silent note of adult loneliness and how we cope with it or, perhaps, just move past it.

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