By Breton Dukes
The vignettes in those clean, searing brief tales, heavily research the complicated male lifestyles. From a predatory act in the course of a cross-country run in Fiordland to a doomed diving journey off Wellington's south coast, this assortment combines emotional urgency with a shocking dose of humor to a good variety of worlds. the result's a startlingly candid portraiture of the trendy man.
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Bird North and Other Stories by Breton Dukes