Siblings and Other Disappointments

Siblings and Other Disappointments

Stories

Book - 2016
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Kait Heacock delves into the vulnerability of relationships and the various ways families fight, forgive, or fall apart. Her debut collection of twelve short stories follows a long-haul truck driver, a mother waiting for the rapture, newlyweds on a trip to the mountains, a father who competes in food-eating competitions, and an array of other characters scattered throughout Central Washington, down to Nevada, and up to Alaska. Each story explores themes of loneliness and isolation and how those exist both apart from our families and within them. Siblings and Other Disappointments unpacks the myriad meanings of the word family and the ways in which the bonds of those units are forged, dissolved, or simply maintained.

Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Ooligan Press, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781932010855
Branch Call Number: FIC Heaco
Characteristics: 182 pages ; 22 cm

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