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3 edition of Short Stories from Florida found in the catalog.

Short Stories from Florida

by Evelyn Bell

  • 339 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Religious - General,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction : Religious - General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10710639M
    ISBN 100595422683
    ISBN 109780595422685

    Florida had a big year in books in The state always boasts a strong lineup of resident writers, of course, but this year a number of books about Florida and/or by Floridians made headlines. Dickens' Christmas Stories by FCIT This book collects five short works by Charles Dickens. Although the stories were not necessarily based on a Christmas theme, Dickens' annual Christmas Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz is the fourth book set in the Land of Oz (though most of the action is outside.

    Short Stories to enjoy when you have 5 minutes to spare, sorted by category so you can find what suits your mood. Stories average 1, words, including morality tales, feel-good/love stories, other-worldly stories, witty stories, dramatic stories, and farce/political stories. Featured authors include Mark Twain, Anton Chekhov, Kate Chopin, James Baldwin, H.H. Munro (SAKI), Virginia Woolf, O. Marie Carette spent eight Christmases of her life in Florida, where her son was establishing a future in the motel industry. Every time Marie went down she found Raymond starting over in a new.

    Short stories are more than just a quick fix of fiction for the time-strapped. When crafted well, short stories are like grenades which quickly explode in front of us. The debut book from.   Coffee House Press publishes literary novels, full-length short story collections, poetry, creative nonfiction, book-length essays and essay collections, and the occasional memoir. CHP does not.


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Short Stories from Florida by Evelyn Bell Download PDF EPUB FB2

A collection of eleven short stories set mostly in the titular state, Florida examines the inner lives of young women and mothers afflicted by malaise, alcoholism, and, occasionally, despair. Abusive men, neglected children, unbearable storms, and the southern wilderness recur throughout the collection; the pieces gathered here feel like variations on the same set of themes/5.

Florida is a blistering series of short stories set in a state where calm and intensity work hand in hand." – Conde Nast Traveler "Groff sidesteps Miami glitter for the sticky, snake-thick subtropics, the swamps and summer heat giving birth to an 4/5().

“ Florida,” Groff’s new collection of short stories, is headquartered in a “dense, damp tangle” of a state, “an Eden of dangerous things.” The husband-and-wife relationship is no longer a focus.

Florida (Short Stories) Summary & Study Guide Florida (Short Stories) Overview Lauren Groff's Florida is a collection of literary short stories that revolves around the titular setting and features characters struggling with dread and dissatisfaction.

One woman paces her neighborhood at. Provides incisive reviews of more than recommended novels and short-story collections set in Florida.

Numerous Florida fiction writers, past and present, are represented in the book, including such diverse talents as Edna Buchanan, Harry Crews, Connie May Fowler, and othersExcerpted from book cover.

Category: Fiction Women Of Florida Fiction. Short Stories from Florida reinforces the notion of faith and what it means to believe in introduces us to people in both everyday and extraordinary circumstances: an American soldier stationed in Afghanistan, fighting in an unjust war; a woman whose faith is polluted by the attitudes of others; and a woman, who remains calm in choppy.

Florida is a collection of 11 short stories linked by common themes and its characters' relationship to the state for which it is named. In the first story, “Ghosts & Empties,” an unnamed narrator describes taking late night walks through her neighborhood in order to ease her chronic anxiety, which is partially related to her fears of climate change.

short stories from florida Download short stories from florida or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get short stories from florida book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Winner of the Story Prize. Finalist for the National Book Award, Kirkus Prize, and Southern Book Prize. Stories from this collection previously appeared in Best American Short Stories, andthe Years of the Best American Short Stories, PEN/ O.

Henry Prize StoriesThe New Yorker, Tin House, Subtropics, American Short Fiction, Esquire, and in Granta’s Best of. Here are my criteria for this selection of novelists and short story writers: They have lived in the state at some point and have used Florida as a setting for their fiction.

Lauren Groff’s highly anticipated new book, “Florida,” is a collection of 11 short stories that first saw the light of day in publications such as The New Yorker and Esquire. We include him as a Florida author because his short story, She is a Florida Book Awards gold medal winner in children's literature for her first children's book.

She has written about the Seminole culture, including her book about Betty Mae Jumper. TAMPA. Tim Dorsey. Scribner’s printed Rawlings’s first short story, “Cracker Chidlings,” injust three years after she moved to an orange grove in the backwoods of north-central Florida.

With a mix of frontier morality, ingenuity, and humor, the story introduced readers to Fatty Blake’s squirrel pilau and ‘Shiner Tim’s corn liquor. Florida’s weirdness is legendary, and plenty of authors have celebrated that weirdness in awesome novels.

Weird or profound, these 10 books set in Florida demonstrate that in fiction, sometimes what's most important is the setting. Razor Girl. Florida is a blistering series of short stories set in a state where calm and intensity work hand in hand.” – Conde Nast Traveler “Groff sidesteps Miami glitter for the sticky, snake-thick subtropics, the swamps and summer heat giving birth to an electrifying array of characters and worlds.”.

Lauren Groff's latest, Florida, is a compelling collection of short stories centered around the Sunshine State, where an assortment of characters and narratives swirl around in.

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iUniverse, United States, Paperback. Book Condition: New. x mm. Florida is a blistering series of short stories set in a state where calm and intensity work hand in hand." – Conde Nast Traveler "Groff sidesteps Miami glitter for the sticky, snake-thick subtropics, the swamps and summer heat giving birth to an electrifying array of characters and worlds."4/5().

Inside this book, you’ll find works from everywhere in Florida—from the sand, the swamp, and the sea to deep pine forests, vibrant cities, and, of course, Disney World. The stories, poems, essays, images, and historical documents are but a sampling of the rich and diverse writings from and about Florida.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for. My Grandma Lives in Florida. Books for Kids about Florida History and Science: My Color-Full Florida: A fun and interactive way to learn about Florida’s history.

The Young Naturalist’s Guide to Florida. Florida’s Living Beaches: A Guide for the Curious Beachcomber. Books for Kids about Florida Now: Celebrating Florida: 50 States to Celebrate.Here’s a little story about a book. In —yeah, ancient times—I took a creative writing class. Our teacher assigned us a book about writing these very short stories.

Although I don’t have what I wrote, I do still have that book: Sudden Fiction: American Short-Short Stories, edited by Robert Shapard and James Thomas.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: As we wait for Hurricane Florence to make landfall in the Carolinas, let's hear the way a noted writer imagines a hurricane. The latest book of short stories by Lauren Groff.