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How They Spend Their Sundays
by Courtney McDermott


Overview - Set in Lesotho and South Africa, Courtney McDermott's debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man "saves" lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Set in Lesotho and South Africa, Courtney McDermott's debut story collection unveils a perspective of African life that is both startling and intimate. An Afrikaner woman sleeps with a shotgun because she fears black Africans, an undead garbage man "saves" lives by taking them, a modern day Cinderella struggles to escape the bitter residual constraints of colonialism. These twenty-two tales embrace graphic realism, energetic bursts of truths that may otherwise go unnoticed, and magic.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780615793696
  • ISBN-10: 061579369X
  • Publisher: Whitepoint Press
  • Publish Date: September 2013
  • Page Count: 214
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.25 x 0.49 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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Books > Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
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