The highly acclaimed author of Louisiana Power and Light now presents a beautifully crafted collection of tales which are told with insight, humor, and tenderness—stories “full of whimsy and wisdom” . . . a collection that “takes you by the lapels and demands that you listen while it works its magic” (James W. Hall).
has written several books, including the novels Requiem, Mass. and Love Warps the Mind a Little (a New York Times Notable Book), and the fiction writing guides The Lie That Tells a Truth and Is Life Like This? He lives in Dania Beach, Florida.