The Ambassador of What

Stories
Product Number: EB00728613
Released: Oct 02, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781773052533
Publisher: ECW Press
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Description

Slogging through the miles of a city marathon, an 11-year-old boy encounters small miracles; about to marry one of her patients in a home for the elderly, a nurse asks her estranged son to come to the wedding and give her away; home from university, a young man has Christmas dinner with his hard-up dad in a bistro behind a rural gas bar. Men and boys and maleness, money and its lack, the long haunt of childhood, marriage and divorce-these lie at the heart of The Ambassador of What. Driven by an ear for how we talk, how we feel, how we fail, and how we love, these are tough and tender stories that take hold, and linger.

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Genre: Short Stories
Original Publish Date: Oct 02, 2018

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