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Caution, men in trees : stories

Caution, men in trees : stories

Author: Darrell Spencer
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, NLS/BPH, 2001
Edition/Format:   Braille book : Braille : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Nine short stories about men and their failings. In "Blood work," a son, after his second divorce, moves back to his ailing father's house. In "There's too much news," a man relocates to the country for his wife's third round of psychotherapy. Some strong language. Flannery O'Connor Award. 2000.

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Genre/Form: short stories
Short stories
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darrell Spencer
ISBN: 0820321826 9780820321820
OCLC Number: 1012162383
Notes: "Winner of the Flannery O'Connor award for short fiction."
Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2000.
Description: 2 volumes of press braille
Contents: Park host --
Blood work --
There's too much news --
The 12-inch dog --
Caution: men in trees --
Late night TV --
Please to forgive sloppiness --
It's a lot scarier if you take Jesus out --
Pronto bucks.
Responsibility: by Darrell Spencer.


The nine stories in this collection capture the pressure, need and frequent helplessness of people confronted with intractable reality. The characters have reached a point where they realize that  Read more...


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