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By Louise Hawes

ISBN-10: 1578069386

ISBN-13: 9781578069385

In Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories, Louise Hawes deftly portrays fanatics on the finish in their persistence, marriages at the verge of decline, youngsters reeling from abuse, and oldsters devastated by way of loss.

But a lot of those tales have a sardonic, funny facet besides: within the identify tale, a jaded architect learns to take his dream existence extra heavily whilst a feminine co-worker threatens his profession. In "Mr. combine Up," a mom turns into infatuated with the clown at her son's birthday celebration. In "My final Indian," a menopausal lady is going local. And in "Salinger's Mistress," a tender girl lies approximately having an affair with J. D. Salinger. . . until eventually Salinger himself calls her at the telephone!

Whether Hawes's protagonists are wealthy or negative, male or lady, younger or previous, their voices are convincing, diversified, and human. With equivalent parts of wit and pathos, Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories is a flexible assortment by means of a striking 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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