Fortune teller miracle fish : stories / by Cathryn Hankla.

Author
Hankla, Cathryn, 1958- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2011.
Description
1 online resource (192 p.)

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A mentally challenged teen in a coma, a WWII veteran weighing his beliefs, an intersexed man anticipating a relationship, a single woman who has kissed far too many frogs, and a first grader suffering at the hands of a family friend. These are just a few of the unforgettable characters in Fortune Teller Miracle Fish, an innovative collection of stories from award-winning novelist and poet Cathryn Hankla. The figures in these stories struggle toward more truthful expressions of themselves, as outsiders whose dilemmas, emotions, and desires make them unmistakably human. As varied as they are
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Language note
English
Contents
Acknowledgments; Contents; Love Bites; Community Standards; Tattooed; Blanks; Reptile House; Elvis in Perspective; Triangles; Powerful Angels; Night Skating; The Story After the Abortion; Outlaws; Sound Effects; Dog Days; Meditations in the Dark; Meteor Shower; Fortune Teller Miracle Fish
ISBN
  • 1-62895-079-X
  • 1-60917-131-4
OCLC
774285366
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