By Louise Hawes,Jeffrey C. Stewart
In Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories, Louise Hawes deftly portrays fanatics on the finish in their endurance, marriages at the verge of decline, young children reeling from abuse, and oldsters devastated via loss.
But lots of those tales have a sardonic, funny area to boot: within the identify tale, a jaded architect learns to take his dream lifestyles 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 celebration. In "My final Indian," a menopausal lady 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 girl, younger or previous, their voices are convincing, different, and human. With equivalent parts of wit and pathos, Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories is a flexible assortment through a awesome prose stylist.
Louise Hawes is a author and instructor dependent in Pittsboro, North Carolina. She is the writer of The Vanishing Point, Rosey within the current Tense, and different novels.
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Anteaters Don't Dream and Other Stories by Louise Hawes,Jeffrey C. Stewart