Little Reef and Other Stories - download pdf or read online

By Michael Carroll

ISBN-10: 0299297403

ISBN-13: 9780299297404

Little Reef and different Stories pronounces the arriving of an unique voice in literature. From Key West to Maine, Michael Carroll’s debut choice of tales depicts the lives of characters who're now not provincial yet usually are not but cosmopolitan. those ladies and their homosexual male associates are “B-listers” of a brand new, ironic, media-soaked tradition. They dwell in a wealthy yet more and more divided the USA, a weirdly paradoxical nation more and more accepting of homosexual marriage yet nonetheless marked via prejudice, spiritual strictures, and swaths of poverty and hopelessness. Carroll indicates us humans surprised by way of the surprise of the now, who've forgotten their pasts and can’t envision a future.

Winner, Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction, American Academy of Arts and Letters

Finalist, homosexual Fiction, Lambda Literary Award

Finalist, Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, Publishing Triangle

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