A Book of Short Stories - A girl and boy discover the difference between best friends and just friends. The summer before university is the catalyst for some strange longings. A woman wrestles with a difficult insurance claim which resonates with an event from her past. An aging writer gives a career-spanning interview with an unintended revelation. These and other great characters inhabit this collection of short stories which celebrate all of life’s stages.
Praise for the stories:
“There are so many good things in this story it’s hard to pick one. All I can say is I wish I had written it.” - Charles Pinch
“Thanks for this potent kick of nostalgia. How important those days were to the adults we’ve become. Call that ‘The High School Theory.’” - Beverly Akerman, author of The Meaning of Children