An Ornithologist's Guide to Life: Stories by Ann Hood PDF

By Ann Hood

ISBN-10: 0393327043

ISBN-13: 9780393327045

Her characters as though via a couple of binoculars, Ann Hood captures the intense within the usual. A pregnant girl left by means of her husband chefs obsessively to deal with her loss, yet by no means tastes a morsel. In an try and remain sober, a tender alcoholic seduces her priest and embarks on a journey of caverns with him. a teenager woman selections up bird-watching as a pastime and, in her newfound behavior of gazing others, discovers a budding romance among her mom and her neighbor. those tales, many released in The Paris evaluation, Glimmer educate, Story, and The Colorado Review, are filled with characters looking an get away from their lives whereas uncovering small moments of knowing that frequently have large implications and effects. They notice that they could in simple terms locate peace when they cease trying to find a manner out. via varied voices and full of life storytelling, Hood creates real, own, mystery worlds packed with eccentric aspect.

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