Three Avenues of Escape by Elmore Hammes
Approx. 1,920 words.
Published on September 7, 2009.
A short story (1,650 words) about a young man's utilization of several items left to him by his older brother as a means to escape his father's bigotry.
Some adult language and implied sexual situations, but nothing overt.
This story first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of the literary magazine The First Line.