Books tagged: short story literature

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A Trip to Tanglewood
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Marie Augustin, an Haitian nurses aide, is blindsided when one of her elderly clients, Peter Marsoubian, asks her to accompany him on a trip to hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra perform in Tanglewood. Does the green-card immigrant, who witnessed first hand the endemic violence in her native country, follow agency protocol or bend rules to accommodate the absurd whim of a dying man?
Under the Willow Tree and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Throughout this collection is an array of characters, young and old, who deal with the struggles of life in their own distinctive way. Some of these tales are honed with a psychological edge and sprinkled with a dash of dark humor, while others cross over into the realms of tragedy, coming of age, and the paranormal.
In the Shadows of the Onion Domes ~ Collected Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
These eighteen stories take place in an ethnically diverse river valley along the Southern Tier of New York State. They are tales of modern love, nosy neighbors, meddling friends, and the challenges of aging all set against within Edward Hopper-like landscapes where hope and dreams linger in the shadows of Orthodox Church domes.