After the Wink and Other Stories

In this collection of 36 short stories and essays and two poems , Carolyn Steele Agosta writes about relationships man woman, mother daughter, friend enemy, grandparent grandchild, stranger to stranger Indeed, Ms Agosta s stories are all about relationships and the twisting, turning paths they take If she ever wrote a story about ax murderers, they d be a family ofIn this collection of 36 short stories and essays and two poems , Carolyn Steele Agosta writes about relationships man woman, mother daughter, friend enemy, grandparent grandchild, stranger to stranger Indeed, Ms Agosta s stories are all about relationships and the twisting, turning paths they take If she ever wrote a story about ax murderers, they d be a family of ax murderers, comparing brands of axes and arguing over who Mother liked best In After the Wink, a woman who feels she has lost sight of herself contemplates starting an affair with a man who sees her for not who she is but who she thinks she wants to be Might like to be Isn t sure she wants to be Well, you get it In Coming to My Senses, Diane regains her sense of smell only to realize that too many of her other senses have also been clamped down into a narrow existence The Last Time Dad Got Out of Jail looks at father daughter relationships and the harsh injustices of justice Two stories, A Stranger in a Lonely Place and Rest Area, I 40, consider the difficulties of a relationship with God The author of two novels, Every Little Step She Takes and The Pleasure of Your Company, Carolyn Steele Agosta celebrates the importance of family and endorses the idea that, be it ever so insanity inducing, there s no place like Home.
After the Wink and Other Stories In this collection of short stories and essays and two poems Carolyn Steele Agosta writes about relationships man woman mother daughter friend enemy grandparent grandchild stranger to strange

  • Title: After the Wink and Other Stories
  • Author: Carolyn Steele Agosta
  • ISBN: 9780982956120
  • Page: 149
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “After the Wink and Other Stories”

    1. It's a challenge to describe this wonderful collection of stories because there is such a variety in this book. My first thought was to pull a Forrest Gump and compare the book to a box of chocolates, but in those boxes you always get the delicious variety, but a few duds and that is certainly NOT the case here. Every one of them was unique and enjoyable in it's own way and I continue to be amazed by the imagination and creativity of the author.I loved the variety of characters, so wide ranging [...]

    2. These short stories are mesmerizing - so true to life, and so well written! Best collection I've read! Hope the author continues writing - I'll read everything she writes!

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