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The Gateway

The Gateway (Hardback)

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T. M. McNally s subject in the seven stories in this, his third story collection, is love, always love. For him, these are religious stories for skeptics who are spiritually inclined. In Bastogne, a middle-aged son visiting the French countryside where his father was wounded in World War II pursues his father s early ghosts, along with some of his own. In Given, the father of the lovely Annabella determines to provide a means of escape for his cherished daughter who has made a drastic mistake in her choice of a husband. And in the title story, a man and his wife celebrate their wedding anniversary in Paris where he muses about the bittersweet vagaries of his life and loves and about his wife s younger days in the City of Light."

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismFiction & PoetryFiction in translationFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945Fiction & PoetryShort stories Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press,U.S. Publication Date: 27/09/2007 ISBN-13: 9780870745164  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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T. M. McNALLY is the author of five other works of fiction: the novels Until Your Heart Stops, a New York Times Notable Book; Almost Home, a St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of the Year; and The Goat Bridge, a Booklist Editors' Choice for 2005; and two prize-winning collections, Low Flying Aircraft, a Flannery O'Connor Award winner, and Quick. His stories have appeared in venues such as Conjunctions, DoubleTake, Yale Review, Southwest Review, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Howard Foundation at Brown University, he teaches in the Creative Writing program at Arizona State University.

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