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Little Reef and other stories

Author: Michael Carroll, (Writer)
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : Terrace Books, a trade imprint of the University of Wisconsin Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From Key West to Maine, this collection of stories depicts the lives of characters who are no longer provincial but are not yet cosmopolitan. These women and their gay male friends are B-listers of a new, ironic, media-soaked culture. They live in a rich but increasingly divided America, a weirdly paradoxical country increasingly accepting of gay marriage but still marked by prejudice, religious strictures, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Carroll, (Writer)
ISBN: 9780299297404 0299297403
OCLC Number: 861072896
Awards: Commended for Lambda Literary Awards (Gay Fiction) 2015
Commended for Triangle Awards (Debut Fiction) 2015
Description: vii, 271 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part one: After Dallas --
From the desk of ... Hunter B. Gwathmey --
Referred pain --
Barracuda --
Her biographers --
Little Reef --
Pascagoula --
Werewolf --
Part two: After Memphis --
First responder --
Admissions --
Lack --
Avenging angel --
Unsticking.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Michael Carroll.

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Little Reef and Other Stories is a collection of stories that dramatize the lives of contemporary gay men, their families, and especially the women who become important in their lives.  Read more...

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