If the Heart Is Lean

If the Heart Is Lean

Stories

eBook - 2008
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The sixteen stories in Margaret Luongo's If the Heart Is Lean etch sharp portraits of people in odd and sometimes surreal situations who thus have the opportunity to view their lives from a unique perspective. In "Chestnut Season," a young woman stalled in traffic sees her future self parked beside her; in "Boyfriends," the recently deceased protagonist endures eulogies by her ex-beaus and husbands; in "Mrs. Fargo," a young man faces a reckoning with his first-grade teacher, a suicide, for whom he's harbored a crush and whom he hopes to impress with his worldly su.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2008
ISBN: 9780807145043
0807145041
9780807134603
0807134600
9780807133767
0807133760
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (156 pages)

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